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Serum antibodies in epilepsy and seizure-associated disorders.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether autoantibodies to ion channels and other neural antigens are present in the sera of patients with epilepsy and seizure-related diseases. METHODS: Sera were obtained from 139 patients, including 26 with preexisting autoimmune disease, 46 in whom an autoimmune basis was suspected, and 67 with drug-resistant epilepsy. The sera were assayed for antibodies to voltage-gated potassium (VGKC) and calcium (VGCC) channels, glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD), ganglioside...

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Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
65
Issue:
11
Pages:
1730-1736
Publication date:
2005-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
URN:
uuid:f6b1411b-6f03-40c7-884d-99a402500e40
Source identifiers:
241143
Local pid:
pubs:241143

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