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Use of antimicrobial growth promoters in food animals: The risks outweigh the benefits

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Use of antimicrobial growth promoters in food animals : The risks outweigh the benefits. / Wegener, H. C.

Antimicrobial Growth Promoters: Where do we go from here?. Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2006. s. 53-58.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologiForskningfagfællebedømt

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Wegener, HC 2006, Use of antimicrobial growth promoters in food animals: The risks outweigh the benefits. i Antimicrobial Growth Promoters: Where do we go from here?. Wageningen Academic Publishers, s. 53-58. https://doi.org/10.3920/978-90-8686-570-3

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Wegener, H. C. (2006). Use of antimicrobial growth promoters in food animals: The risks outweigh the benefits. I Antimicrobial Growth Promoters: Where do we go from here? (s. 53-58). Wageningen Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.3920/978-90-8686-570-3

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Wegener HC. Use of antimicrobial growth promoters in food animals: The risks outweigh the benefits. I Antimicrobial Growth Promoters: Where do we go from here?. Wageningen Academic Publishers. 2006. s. 53-58 https://doi.org/10.3920/978-90-8686-570-3

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Wegener, H. C. / Use of antimicrobial growth promoters in food animals : The risks outweigh the benefits. Antimicrobial Growth Promoters: Where do we go from here?. Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2006. s. 53-58

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