No longer a biological waste product: umbilical cord blood

Tracey A O’Brien, Karin Tiedemann and Marcus R Vowels
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (8): 407-410.


  • Tracey A O’Brien1
  • Karin Tiedemann2
  • Marcus R Vowels3

  • 1 Centre for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Children’s Cancer Centre, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 3 Sydney Cord Blood Bank, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Sydney, NSW.

Competing interests:

None identified.

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