Analyses of cerebrospinal fluid in the diagnosis and monitoring of multiple sclerosis

@article{Awad2010AnalysesOC,
  title={Analyses of cerebrospinal fluid in the diagnosis and monitoring of multiple sclerosis},
  author={Amer M. Awad and Bernhard Hemmer and Hans-peter Hartung and Bernd C. Kieseier and Olaf Stuve},
  journal={Journal of Neuroimmunology},
  year={2010},
  volume={219},
  pages={1-7}
}
The laboratory evaluation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) has been routinely employed as a diagnostic test in the diagnosis of neuroimmunological disorders such as multiple sclerosis (MS). Recently, CSF analyses in MS have garnered renewed interest as a tool for monitoring disease activity and prognosis. With the identification of patients that are very early in their disease course, namely patients with a radiologically isolated (RIS) or a clinically isolated syndrome (CIS), the true value of… CONTINUE READING
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