THE CDC FIELD EPIDEMIOLOGY MANUAL

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Names: Rasmussen, Sonja A., editor. | Goodman, Richard A. (Richard Alan), 1949–editor. |
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Title: The CDC field epidemiology manual / edited by Sonja A. Rasmussen, Richard A. Goodman.
Other titles: Field epidemiology. | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention field epidemiology manual |
Field epidemiology manual
Description: Fourth edition. | Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, [2019] |
Preceded by Field epidemiology / edited by Michael B. Gregg. 3rd ed. c2008. |
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Identifiers: LCCN 2018025581 | ISBN 9780190624248 (pbk.: alk. paper) |
ISBN 9780190933692 (hardcover: alk. paper)
Subjects: | MESH: Epidemiologic Methods
Classification: LCC RA651 | NLM WA 950 | DDC 614.4—dc23
LC record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2018025581external icon

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