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J Epidemiol Community Health. Feb 2002; 56(2): 145–147.
PMCID: PMC1732084

Getting insurance after genetic screening on familial hypercholesterolaemia; the need to educate both insurers and the public to increase adherence to national guidelines in the Netherlands

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