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March 2011

Kullberg.B.J. et al, The Netherlands Journal of Medicine, 2011 March.

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March 2011

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 Jan 2011

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May 2007

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Febr. 2007

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Febr. 2007

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Sep. 2006 

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Nov. 2005


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Nov. 2004 Metzel D, Maier WA, Kampen H
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Nov. 2004

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Sep. 2004 Singh SK, Girschick HJ
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Sep. 2004 Liang FT, Brown EL, Wang T, Iozzo RV, Fikrig E
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Aug. 2004 Johnson L, Stricker RB
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Jun. 2004 Cullen PA, Haake DA, Adler B
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