Renal myoglobin in drug addicts: occurrence and significance in a postmortem study

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Renal myoglobin in drug addicts: occurrence and significance in a postmortem study. / Kock, Kirsten Friis; Simonsen, Kirsten Wiese.

In: Forensic Science International, Vol. 65, No. 2, 25.03.1994, p. 113-119.

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Kock, KF & Simonsen, KW 1994, 'Renal myoglobin in drug addicts: occurrence and significance in a postmortem study', Forensic Science International, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 113-119. https://doi.org/10.1016/0379-0738(94)90266-6

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Kock, K. F., & Simonsen, K. W. (1994). Renal myoglobin in drug addicts: occurrence and significance in a postmortem study. Forensic Science International, 65(2), 113-119. https://doi.org/10.1016/0379-0738(94)90266-6

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Kock KF, Simonsen KW. Renal myoglobin in drug addicts: occurrence and significance in a postmortem study. Forensic Science International. 1994 Mar 25;65(2):113-119. https://doi.org/10.1016/0379-0738(94)90266-6

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Kock, Kirsten Friis ; Simonsen, Kirsten Wiese. / Renal myoglobin in drug addicts: occurrence and significance in a postmortem study. In: Forensic Science International. 1994 ; Vol. 65, No. 2. pp. 113-119.

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