Pediatric Nephrology

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 143–144 | Cite as

Pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome

  • Nikoleta Printza
  • Emmanouel Roilides
  • Maria Kotsiou
  • Dimitrios Zafeiriou
  • Venizelos Hatzidimitriou
  • Fotios Papachristou
Letter to the Editors

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikoleta Printza
    • 1
  • Emmanouel Roilides
    • 2
  • Maria Kotsiou
    • 3
  • Dimitrios Zafeiriou
    • 1
  • Venizelos Hatzidimitriou
    • 1
  • Fotios Papachristou
    • 1
  1. 1.1st Department of PediatricsAristotle UniversityThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.3rd Department of PediatricsAristotle UniversityThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Pediatric Intensive Care UnitHippokration General HospitalThessalonikiGreece

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