Neurocysticercosis: is serology useful in the absence of brain imaging?

  title={Neurocysticercosis: is serology useful in the absence of brain imaging?},
  author={H{\'e}ctor Hugo Garc{\'i}a and Silvia Vald{\'e}s Rodr{\'i}guez and Robert H. Gilman and Armando Emiliano Gonzalez and Victor C. W. Tsang},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  volume={17 8},
Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is endemic in most parts of the world and is now recognised as an important contributor to neurological disease. Serological diagnosis of NCC improved greatly in the past two decades and contributed to demonstrating previously unsuspected regions of endemicity. Claims for an accurate serological screening tool for human cysticercosis are frequently raised. However, after symptomatic therapeutics are applied, management of NCC is driven by the characteristics of the… CONTINUE READING

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