Pediatric Nephrology

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 528–529 | Cite as

Differing severity of D+haemolytic uraemic syndrome in identical twins predicted from their neutrophil counts

  • Malcolm G. Coulthard
  • Heather J. Lambert
Letters to the Editors

Key words

D+haemolytic uraemic syndrome Severity Identical twins 


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© IPNA 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Malcolm G. Coulthard
    • 1
  • Heather J. Lambert
    • 1
  1. 1.Paediatric Nephrology UnitThe Royal Victoria InfirmaryNewcastle upon TyneUK

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