Regarding Maas's editorial letter on serum suPAR levels.
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Department of Pediatrics, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, USA.
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Name: Kidney international
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22846820
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2012.230
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Hyperthyroxinemia, Familial Dysalbuminemic
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The guidelines and policy statements set forth by the editor(s) or editorial board of a publication.
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