Immune alterations in acute bipolar depression.

  title={Immune alterations in acute bipolar depression.},
  author={Faith Dickerson and Emily Katsafanas and Lucy A. B. Schweinfurth and Christina L. G. Savage and Cassie R. Stallings and Andrea E. Origoni and Sunil Khushalani and Erik Peter Lillehoj and Robert Yolken},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  volume={132 3},
OBJECTIVE Immunologic abnormalities have been found in bipolar disorder and acute mania. However, there have been fewer studies of patients with acute bipolar depression. METHOD Blood samples were obtained from individuals with acute bipolar depression, acute mania, and controls. These samples were evaluated for antibodies to human herpesviruses, gliadin, Toxoplasma gondii, and endogenous retroviruses as well as for C-reactive protein (CRP) and pentraxin-3 using immunoassay methods. Linear… CONTINUE READING
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