Immunity assessment in the early stages of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a study of virus antibodies and lymphocyte subsets.

@article{Provinciali1988ImmunityAI,
  title={Immunity assessment in the early stages of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a study of virus antibodies and lymphocyte subsets.},
  author={Leandro Provinciali and Maria Assunta Laurenzi and L. Vesprini and Anna Rita Giovagnoli and Claudio Bartocci and Maria Montroni and Patrizia Bagnarelli and Massimo Clementi and Pietro Emanuele Varaldo},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={1988},
  volume={78 6},
  pages={449-54}
}
Serum and CSF from 32 patients with idiopathic ALS, 30 age-matched controls and 30 MS patients were investigated regarding immunoglobulin concentration and virus-specific antibodies, the lymphocytes in the peripheral blood and lymphocyte subsets were also investigated. ALS patients' results were compared with findings in MS and controls. The ALS patients… CONTINUE READING