European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 148, Issue 6, pp 583–584 | Cite as

Further observations on serum complement levels in diabetic children

  • F. Chiarelli
  • A. Verrotti
  • G. Morgese
Letter to the Editor


Public Health Diabetic Child Serum Complement Complement Level Serum Complement Level 
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erythrocyte sedimentation rate


albumin excretion rate


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Chiarelli
    • 1
  • A. Verrotti
    • 1
  • G. Morgese
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica PediatricaOspedale PediatricoChietiItaly

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