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Cockroach allergens: environmental distribution and relationship to disease (2001)

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      ARRUDA, L. Karla; FERRIANI, Virgínia Paes Leme; VAILES, Lisa D.; POMÉS, Anna; CHAPMAN, Martin D. Cockroach allergens: environmental distribution and relationship to disease. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, Washington, v. 1, p. 466-473, 2001. DOI: 10.1007/s11882-001-0035-1.
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      Arruda, L. K., Ferriani, V. P. L., Vailes, L. D., Pomés, A., & Chapman, M. D. (2001). Cockroach allergens: environmental distribution and relationship to disease. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 1, 466-473. doi:10.1007/s11882-001-0035-1
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      Arruda LK, Ferriani VPL, Vailes LD, Pomés A, Chapman MD. Cockroach allergens: environmental distribution and relationship to disease. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports. 2001 ; 1 466-473.
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      Arruda LK, Ferriani VPL, Vailes LD, Pomés A, Chapman MD. Cockroach allergens: environmental distribution and relationship to disease. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports. 2001 ; 1 466-473.

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