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Prevalence of neurologic autoantibodies in cohorts of patients with new and established epilepsy.

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PURPOSE: Autoantibodies to specific neurologic proteins are associated with subacute onset encephalopathies, which often present with seizures that are poorly controlled by conventional antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Previous cross-sectional studies have found specific neurologic antibodies in a small proportion of people with established epilepsy, but these investigations have seldom included patients with recent diagnosis. METHODS: We screened two large epilepsy cohorts to investigate the prev...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/epi.12127

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons, inc.
Journal:
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Volume:
54
Issue:
6
Pages:
1028-1035
Publication date:
2013-06-01
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EISSN:
1528-1167
ISSN:
0013-9580

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