Levels of gamma-aminobutyric acid in cerebrospinal fluid in various neurologic disorders.

@article{Manyam1980LevelsOG,
  title={Levels of gamma-aminobutyric acid in cerebrospinal fluid in various neurologic disorders.},
  author={N. V. Bala Manyam and Lillemor Katz and TheodoreA. Hare and J-P. Gerber and Mike Grossman},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1980},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={
          352-5
        }
}
Levels of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in CSF were measured by the ion exchange-fluorometric method in 136 patients who underwent evaluation for neurologic disorders. In 19 patients with no organic neurologic or mental disorders who acted as normal controls, the mean (+/-SD) GABA level in CSF was 239 +/- 76 picomoles/mL. Patients with acute hypoxic encephalopathy showed a mean GABA level in CSF higher than that of the controls, a difference that was statistically significant. In all the other… CONTINUE READING
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