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*‘Patient number’ refers to the patients described in ref. 1.
c-hGH preparations were as follows: HWP, Hartree-modified Wilhelmi preparation; K, Kabi commercial preparation; FL, St Bartholomew’s Hospital preparation using Roos–Lowry method; LJ, commercial preparation using Roos method; TPL, Centre for Applied Microbiology and Research, Porton Down preparation; R, Raben preparation. The final column shows where c-hGH was given but the type of preparation was not specified on medical records.