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  1. Margot G F van Lier1,
  2. Anja Wagner2,
  3. Katharina Biermann3,
  4. Elisabeth M H Mathus-Vliegen4,
  5. Ernst J Kuipers1,5,
  6. Monique E van Leerdam1
  1. 1Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  2. 2Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  3. 3Department of Pathology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  4. 4Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  5. 5Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to M G F van Lier, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Room Hs-304, P.O. Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands; m.g.f.vanlier{at}erasmusmc.nl

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