Issue
Parasite
Volume 22, 2015
Novel Approaches to the Control of Parasites in Goats and Sheep. Invited editors: Hervé Hoste, Smaragda Sotiraki and Michel Alvinerie
Article Number 7
Number of page(s) 11
DOI https://doi.org/10.1051/parasite/2015006
Published online 10 February 2015
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