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Long-term preservation of red blood cells a conference sponsored by the Committee on Blood and Transfusion Problems, Division of Medical Sciences, National Academy of Science-National Research Council, 21 and 22 May 1964. Proceedings ed. by Mary T. Sproul. by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Blood and Transfusion Problems.

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Supported by the Office of the Surgeon General, Dept. of the Army, the Dept. of the Navy and the Dept. of the Air Force, Contract no. DA-49-193-MD-2077 and the National Institutes of Health, Public Health Service, Contract no. PH43-66-44, task order, no. 3.

Other titlesConference [on] long-term preservation of red blood cells.
ContributionsSproul, Mary T., United States. Surgeon-General"s Office., National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsRM176 .S6
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5965296M
LC Control Number65062034

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