Presence and risk assessment of pharmaceuticals in surface water and drinking water

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Presence and risk assessment of pharmaceuticals in surface water and drinking water. / Sanderson, Hans.

I: Water Science and Technology, Bind 63, Nr. 10, 2011, s. 2143-2148.

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Sanderson, Hans. / Presence and risk assessment of pharmaceuticals in surface water and drinking water. I: Water Science and Technology. 2011 ; Bind 63, Nr. 10. s. 2143-2148.

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