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Interpretation of single band patterns in CSF protein electrophoresis.

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We have examined the diagnostic significance of finding one band in the immunoglobulin (IgG) region in spinal fluid protein electrophoresis. From January 1983 to January 1986, 855 consecutive CSF electrophoreses were performed on as many patients. A blinded observer identified a single band in the IgG region in 53 cases (6.2%). In only 14 patients (26%), were the clinical features ultimately felt to be due to clinically definite or possible multiple sclerosis (MS). The majority of patients wi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, WTC Human Genetics
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Journal:
The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
20-22
Publication date:
1988-02-05
ISSN:
0317-1671
URN:
uuid:c83df82d-2dd1-4216-b377-54031fb1dab0
Source identifiers:
35301
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pubs:35301

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