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  • O J ARTHURS (a1) (a2), A M TAYLOR (a3) and N J SEBIRE (a4) (a2)


Full autopsy. A combination of external examination, radiological investigations, evisceration, dissection and subsequent full organ examination with detailed histological evaluation. This is the current “gold standard” of care against which other approaches are compared.


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Professor N J Sebire, Department of Paediatric Pathology, Camelia Botnar Laboratories, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3JH, UK. Email:


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