Platelet counts in healthy premature infants

Bernard J. Fogel, Doralys Arias, Faith Kung

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)108-114
Number of pages7
JournalThe Journal of Pediatrics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1968

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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