In reply: The clinical utility of routine urinalysis in pregnancy

Mark A Brown, Caroline S E Homer, Gregory K Davis and George Mangos
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (10): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05337.x
Published online: 19 May 2003

In reply: We agree with Murphy and Redman that pre-eclampsia remains an important disorder and a major cause of maternal and perinatal mortality. However, we disagree with their interpretation of our data.


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