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Accepted for publication March 15, 2001.
From the Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.
Reprints: Liron Pantanowitz, MD, Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215.
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|Author:||Pantanowitz, Liron; De Girolami, Paola C.|
|Publication:||Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Sep 1, 2001|
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