Immunoglobulin levels in serum and cerebrospinal fluid in certain viral infections of the central nervous system.

  • Rupali Prasad
  • Published 1983 in The Journal of infectious diseases

Abstract

It is seriously debated whether the presence of immunoglobulins in CSF is due to local production, diffusion of proteins through the blood-brain barrier, or both. Tourtellotte et al [1] strongly suggest that in both healthy and diseased individuals, immunoglobulins are synthesized extravascularly and subsequently diffuse into the CSF. Cohen and Bannister [2… (More)

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