Measurement of Interleukin-6 in Cerebrospinal Fluid for the Diagnosis of Bacterial Meningitis.

@article{Dano2016MeasurementOI,
  title={Measurement of Interleukin-6 in Cerebrospinal Fluid for the Diagnosis of Bacterial Meningitis.},
  author={Ibrahim Dan Dano and Hassimi Sadou and Bassira Boubacar Issaka and Odile Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer},
  journal={Pakistan journal of biological sciences : PJBS},
  year={2016},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={185-190}
}
OBJECTIVE It is assessed whether the measurement of interleukin-6 in the cerebrospinal fluid can serve as a biomarker for the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis. METHODOLOGY Cerebrospinal fluid was obtained from 152 patients aged 0-15 years suspected of having meningitis. These patients were classified into the following groups: Bacterial meningitis (n… CONTINUE READING