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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 382523, 5 pages
Clinical Study

Plasma Clusterin Concentrations May Predict Resistance to Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Patients with Kawasaki Disease

Department of Pediatrics, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, 123 Ta-Pei Road, Niao-Sung, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan

Received 2 May 2013; Accepted 5 June 2013

Academic Editors: G. P. Chrousos, S. Cuzzocrea, and L. He

Copyright © 2013 Mei-Chen Ou-Yang et al. 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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