IL-18 in patients with multiple sclerosis.

@article{Losy2001IL18IP,
  title={IL-18 in patients with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Jacek Losy and Adam Niezgoda},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2001},
  volume={104 3},
  pages={171-3}
}
IL-18 is a cytokine which plays an important role in Th-1 response through its ability to induce IFN-gamma production in T cells and NK cells. The purpose of the study was to measure IL-18 levels in serum and CSF of 21 patients with the relapsing-remitting form of MS, 9 with active gadolinium enhancing lesions in MRI and 12 without enhancing lesions, and to compare results with control group consisting of 11 patients with diagnosis of neurasthenia and tension headache. IL-18 concentration in… CONTINUE READING

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