Neurone-specific enolase levels in pleural effusions in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Nyberg, P.; Söderblom, T.; Pettersson, T.; Riska, H.; Klockars, M.; Linko, L.
January 1996
Thorax;Jan1996, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p92
Academic Journal
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