Serum S100B levels after meningioma surgery: A comparison of two laboratory assays

@article{Einav2008SerumSL,
  title={Serum S100B levels after meningioma surgery: A comparison of two laboratory assays},
  author={Sharon Einav and Eyal Itshayek and Jeremy David Kark and Haim Ovadia and Carolyn F Weiniger and Yigal Shoshan},
  journal={BMC Clinical Pathology},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={9 - 9}
}
BACKGROUND S100B protein is a potential biomarker of central nervous system insult. This study quantitatively compared two methods for assessing serum concentration of S100B. METHODS A prospective, observational study performed in a single tertiary medical center. Included were fifty two consecutive adult patients undergoing surgery for meningioma that provided blood samples for determination of S100B concentrations. Eighty samples (40 pre-operative and 40 postoperative) were randomly… CONTINUE READING