Is male factor infertility associated with midlife low-grade inflammation? A population based study

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Is male factor infertility associated with midlife low-grade inflammation? A population based study. / Hærvig, Katia Keglberg; Kierkegaard, Lene; Lund, Rikke; Bruunsgaard, Helle; Osler, Merete; Schmidt, Lone.

In: Human Fertility, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2018, p. 146-154.

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Hærvig, KK, Kierkegaard, L, Lund, R, Bruunsgaard, H, Osler, M & Schmidt, L 2018, 'Is male factor infertility associated with midlife low-grade inflammation? A population based study', Human Fertility, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 146-154. https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2017.1323278

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Hærvig, K. K., Kierkegaard, L., Lund, R., Bruunsgaard, H., Osler, M., & Schmidt, L. (2018). Is male factor infertility associated with midlife low-grade inflammation? A population based study. Human Fertility, 21(2), 146-154. https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2017.1323278

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Hærvig KK, Kierkegaard L, Lund R, Bruunsgaard H, Osler M, Schmidt L. Is male factor infertility associated with midlife low-grade inflammation? A population based study. Human Fertility. 2018;21(2):146-154. https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2017.1323278

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Hærvig, Katia Keglberg ; Kierkegaard, Lene ; Lund, Rikke ; Bruunsgaard, Helle ; Osler, Merete ; Schmidt, Lone. / Is male factor infertility associated with midlife low-grade inflammation? A population based study. In: Human Fertility. 2018 ; Vol. 21, No. 2. pp. 146-154.

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