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Antibiotics in animal feed and their role in resistance development

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Antibiotics in animal feed and their role in resistance development. / Wegener, Henrik Caspar.

I: Current Opinion in Microbiology, Bind 6, Nr. 5, 10.2003, s. 439-445.

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Wegener, HC 2003, 'Antibiotics in animal feed and their role in resistance development' Current Opinion in Microbiology, bind 6, nr. 5, s. 439-445. DOI: 10.1016/j.mib.2003.09.009

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Wegener, H. C. (2003). Antibiotics in animal feed and their role in resistance development. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 6(5), 439-445. DOI: 10.1016/j.mib.2003.09.009

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Wegener HC. Antibiotics in animal feed and their role in resistance development. Current Opinion in Microbiology. 2003 okt;6(5):439-445. Tilgængelig fra, DOI: 10.1016/j.mib.2003.09.009

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Wegener, Henrik Caspar. / Antibiotics in animal feed and their role in resistance development. I: Current Opinion in Microbiology. 2003 ; Bind 6, Nr. 5. s. 439-445

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