Tasmania: doing its wee bit for iodine nutrition

Judy A Seal, Eric M Johnson, Zelda Doyle and Kelly Shaw
Med J Aust 2003; 179 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05632.x
Published online: 20 October 2003

Judy A Seal,* Eric M Johnson, Zelda Doyle, Kelly Shaw§

  • 2 Public and Environmental Health, Department of Health and Human Services, GPO Box 125, Hobart, TAS 7001
  • 3 Broad Street Consultants, Tasmanian Iodine Monitoring Program, Lauderdale, TAS.


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