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Volume 2014, Article ID 614269, 7 pages
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Results from Ad Hoc and Routinely Collected Data among Celiac Women with Infertility or Pregnancy Related Disorders: Italy, 2001–2011

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, 71121 Foggia, Italy

Received 27 January 2014; Revised 9 April 2014; Accepted 25 April 2014; Published 7 May 2014

Academic Editor: Esther Nova

Copyright © 2014 Francesca Fortunato 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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