A study of cytokines in tuberculous meningitis: Clinical and MRI correlation

@article{Misra2010ASO,
  title={A study of cytokines in tuberculous meningitis: Clinical and MRI correlation},
  author={Usha K Misra and Jayantee Kalita and Ruchi Srivastava and Pradeep Pankajakshan Nair and Anirban Basu},
  journal={Neuroscience Letters},
  year={2010},
  volume={483},
  pages={6-10}
}
There is paucity of studies on cytokines in tuberculous meningitis (TBM) and their relation with clinical and radiological changes; therefore this study was undertaken. 16 TBM patients diagnosed on the basis of clinical, CSF and radiological criteria were included. They were subjected to TNF-alpha, IL-6, IL-8, IL-10, IL-1beta, and IL-12p70 estimation in CSF. The cytokine levels were also estimated in 10 controls. Initial clinical examination, stage of TBM and MRI findings (infarct… CONTINUE READING
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