HIV antibody test-linked counseling in Minnesota
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Published by Minnesota Dept. of Health in [Minneapolis, Minn.] .
Written in English



  • Minnesota.


  • AIDS (Disease) -- Minnesota.,
  • HIV antibodies.,
  • Health education -- Minnesota.

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Edition Notes

Statement[written by Debra L. Burns].
ContributionsMinnesota. Dept. of Health.
LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 B869 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1815471M
LC Control Number89621890

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