Parents sue over contaminated human growth hormone

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 01 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1294
  1. Alexander Dorozynski
  1. Paris

    The family of a woman who received growth hormone in 1985 and who went on to develop Creutzfeld-Jakob disease in 1999 and died in June last year is suing the Pasteur Institute and France-Hypophyse, an association that was responsible for the collection of pituitaries, for compensation.

    The family refused the government's compensation …

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