Autoimmune responses to the brain after stroke are associated with worse outcome.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Immune responses to brain antigens occur after stroke, and experimental studies show that the likelihood of developing a detrimental autoimmune response to these antigens is increased by systemic inflammation at the time of stroke. The aim of this study was to determine if patients who developed infection in the poststroke period… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.619593

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