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Vet. Res.
Volume 37, Number 3, May-June 2006
Mucosal immunology in domestic animals
Page(s) 295 - 309
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/vetres:2006002
Published online 09 March 2006
How to cite this article Vet. Res. (2006) 295-309
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