Macrophage migration inhibitory factor in cerebrospinal fluid from patients with central nervous system infection

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INTRODUCTION Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) plays an essential pathophysiological role in septic shock, but its role in central nervous system infection (CNS) remains to be defined. METHODS We investigated cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) levels of MIF in 171 patients who were clinically suspected of having meningitis on admission. Of these, 31… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/cc7933

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