Tuesday, 21 August, 2018


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The appropriate form when quoting Orphanet is:

Orphanet: an online rare disease and orphan drug data base. © INSERM 1999.
Available on http://www.orpha.net. Accessed (date accessed).

The appropriate form when quoting Orphadata is:

Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999.
Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version (XML data version).

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