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Indicators of malnutrition in leukaemic children.
  1. M S Kibirige,
  2. P H Morris Jones,
  3. R F Stevens
  1. Department of Oncology, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.


    In 24 children with acute leukaemia a low serum albumin concentration (31 g/l or less) and a median weight:height ratio of less than 0.95 on admission were indicators of severe weight loss.

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