Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease

, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp 99–100 | Cite as

Birthweight of infants with phenylketonuria and their unaffected siblings

  • Isobel Smith
  • C. O. Carter
  • O. H. Wolff


Public Health Internal Medicine Metabolic Disease Phenylketonuria Unaffected Sibling 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isobel Smith
    • 1
  • C. O. Carter
    • 1
  • O. H. Wolff
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Child Health and Clinical Genetics Institute of Child HealthLondon

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