Cerebrospinal fluid cytokines in Salmonella urbana encephalopathy.

@article{Minami2004CerebrospinalFC,
  title={Cerebrospinal fluid cytokines in Salmonella urbana encephalopathy.},
  author={Koichi Minami and Toshihiko Yanagawa and Masumi Okuda and Hiroyuki Suzuki and Atsuko Tamura and Genkichi Izumi and N. Yoshikawa},
  journal={The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={203 2},
  pages={
          129-32
        }
}
We present a case report of encephalopathy associated with Salmonella urbana infection in a child. A 5-year-old boy was admitted to our clinic with convulsions and coma. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) interleukin-6 (IL-6) and IL-8 were elevated at onset and were decreased within normal limit on the fifth day. Residual neurological deficits included severe mental deficits and spastic tetraplegia. High levels of CSF proinflammatory cytokines might be related to central nervous system (CNS) disease… CONTINUE READING

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