Intrathecal synthesis of proteins: from immunoglobulins to prealbumin.

The assessment of proteins intrathecal synthesis (ITS) is an essential step in the CSF analysis. It can be established qualitatively by different ratios and quantitatively by empirical formulae. Schuller and Sagar's formula was proposed 10 years ago for the calculation of IgG ITS. From this calculation, the antibody specific activity of intrathecal… (More)