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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Denne, C; Kleines, M; Dieckhöfer, A; Ritter, K; Scheithauer, S; Merz, U; Häusler, M 
Title:
Intrathecal synthesis of anti-viral antibodies in pediatric patients. 
Abstract:
INTRODUCTION: Detection of intrathecal synthesis of specific antibodies (antibody index (AI)) is an established method to prove cerebral viral infection. Experience on its clinical application in large patient groups, however, is sparse. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of pediatric patients with positive viral AI treated at RWTH Aachen University Hospital between 1999 and 2005. RESULTS: 63 patients were studied, including 14 with encephalitis, 12 with neuritis, nine with cerebral vasculitis, six...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Paediatr Neurol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
11 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
29-34 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1090-3798 
TUM Institution:
Kinderklinik und Poliklinik