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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 962702, 11 pages
Review Article

Complement Diagnostics: Concepts, Indications, and Practical Guidelines

1Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Rudbeck Laboratory, Uppsala University, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
2School of Natural Sciences, Linnæus University, 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden

Received 6 August 2012; Accepted 17 October 2012

Academic Editor: Daniel Rittirsch

Copyright © 2012 Bo Nilsson and Kristina Nilsson Ekdahl. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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