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Is Urinary Beta-2 Microglobulin a Good Predictive Marker in Children With Pyelonephritis?

Behnam Sobouti 1 , * and Yaser Ghavami 2
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1 Ali- Asghar Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Burn Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: July 01, 2013, 1 (2); 105-106
  • Published Online: July 15, 2013
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: January 1, 2013
  • Accepted: January 7, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.10074

To Cite: Sobouti B, Ghavami Y. Is Urinary Beta-2 Microglobulin a Good Predictive Marker in Children With Pyelonephritis?, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2013 ; 1(2):105-106. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.10074.

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