R Oikarinen

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The present study describes peripheral blood (PB) and CSF T-lymphocyte subpopulations in 55 MS patients with and without acute exacerbation and compares the results with those obtained from 8 with CNS infections and 45 with other neurological disorders or symptoms (OND). The MS patients were most strongly characterized by a decline of their CSF(More)
The allergic inflammatory disorders of the nervous tissue are associated with a complex series of cellular and humoral immune activities and they usually result at least in demyelination, but according to morphologic evidence also in secondary neuronal changes. Using the colorimetric method of Ellman et al. (G. L. Ellman, K. D. Courtney, V. Anders, and R.(More)
Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) activity and its fast axonal transport were studied in rabbit sciatic nerves with a double ligature system during the recovery phase of experimental allergic neuritis (EAN), 6-9 days after the maximal symptoms, in order to obtain biochemical evidence of possible axonal damage in this primary demyelinating disease. The stationary(More)
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