Creatine kinase isoenzyme BB in cerebrospinal fluid from patients with meningitis and encephalitis.

Abstract

High CK BB isoenzyme activity has been demonstrated in the CSF of many patients with various neurologic disorders and is considered to reflect brain tissue damage [1, 2]. Increased CK BB activity in the CSF has been described in a patient with fatal pneumonococcal meningitis [3] and also in two patients with viral encephalitis [1]. Since routine laboratory… (More)

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@article{Briem1983CreatineKI, title={Creatine kinase isoenzyme BB in cerebrospinal fluid from patients with meningitis and encephalitis.}, author={Hans Briem and Lars Lindquist and P R Lundbergh and E Sego and Birgit Sk{\"o}ldenberg}, journal={The Journal of infectious diseases}, year={1983}, volume={148 1}, pages={180} }