Total and differential white blood cell counts, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, and the metabolic syndrome in non-affective psychoses.

@article{Miller2013TotalAD,
  title={Total and differential white blood cell counts, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, and the metabolic syndrome in non-affective psychoses.},
  author={Brian John Miller and Andrew L Mellor and Peter Buckley},
  journal={Brain, behavior, and immunity},
  year={2013},
  volume={31},
  pages={82-9}
}
The metabolic syndrome is highly prevalent in patients with schizophrenia, and is associated with a state of chronic, low-grade inflammation. Schizophrenia is also associated with increased inflammation, including aberrant blood levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP). The purpose of this study is to investigate… CONTINUE READING