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Rapid diagnosis of rabies and post-vaccinal encephalitides.

Abstract:

In an attempt to establish the diagnoses of rabies post-vaccinal encephalitis (PVE) and early rabies encephalitis, paired serum and CSF levels of rabies neutralizing antibody (Rab) and rabies specific-IgM (RIgM) were compared in 12 PVE, 10 rabies and five control patients with similar presenting clinical features. Rapid methods of rabies antigen detection were evaluated in 17 patients. All 12 PVE patients had Rab in their serum and in eight it was also present in the CSF. These same eight had...

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Warrell, MJ More by this author
Looareesuwan, S More by this author
Manatsathit, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Phuapradit, P More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical and experimental immunology
Volume:
71
Issue:
2
Pages:
229-234
Publication date:
1988-02-05
EISSN:
1365-2249
ISSN:
0009-9104
URN:
uuid:2e757e3d-a240-4baf-bbbd-467d6936ae34
Source identifiers:
42941
Local pid:
pubs:42941

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