Bye-bye urinary gonadotrophins?
Authors: Roberto Matorras; Francisco J. Rodríguez-Escudero
Source: Human Reproduction, Volume 17, Number 7, July 2002 , pp. 1675-1675(1)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract:In view of concerns regarding the potential presence and infectivity of prion proteins in human urinary gonadotrophin preparations, together with the availability of both recombinant FSH and recombinant LH, it is argued that the use of urinary gonadotrophins should be discouraged.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2002-07-01
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