Detection of oligoclonal bands in patients with neurologic diseases: comparison between agarose gel-, immunofixation- and isoelectric-focusing electrophoresis.

  • Dan Shan, S. I. Yeh
  • Published 1998 in
    Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal…


BACKGROUND The presence of oligoclonal bands (OCBs) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) often implies the involvement of the humoral immune response in the disease process. We compared three methods of electrophoresis to determine the frequency and pattern of OCBs in Chinese patients with various neurologic diseases. METHODS CSF samples and matched serum samples… (More)