Acta Diabetologica

, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp 135–136 | Cite as

Humoral immune response to bovine serum albumin in new onset and established insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

  • P. Pigny
  • G. Mortreux
  • A. Racadot
  • C. Stuckens
  • A. Boersma
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Pigny
    • 1
  • G. Mortreux
    • 1
  • A. Racadot
    • 1
  • C. Stuckens
    • 2
  • A. Boersma
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d'EndocrinologieUSN-A, CHRU de LilleLilleFrance
  2. 2.Endocrinologie Diabétologie PédiatriqueHôpital Calmette, CHRU de LilleLilleFrance

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