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Epidemiological evidence for an infective basis in childhood leukaemia

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An infective basis for childhood leukaemia is not a new suspicion. The failure of microbiologists to identify any specific agent and of epidemiologists to demonstrate marked space-time clustering of the disease have been discouraging, but neither is incompatible with an infectious origin. In several vertebrate species, the specific agents responsible for leukaemia belong to a class that is notoriously difficult to isolate. Also, many infectious illnesses do not cluster because they are uncomm...

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10.1177/146642409611600608

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Kinlen, LJ More by this author
Journal:
JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF HEALTH
Volume:
116
Issue:
6
Pages:
393-399
Publication date:
1996-12-05
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ISSN:
0264-0325
URN:
uuid:298b11f3-7019-45c9-9d68-f369b98221c4
Source identifiers:
113175
Local pid:
pubs:113175
Language:
English

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