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Herpes simplex virus specific antibody determined by immunoblotting in cerebrospinal fluid of a patient with the Guillain-Barré syndrome

H J Bernsen, A M Van Loon, R F Poels, W I Verhagen, C W Frenken
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 1989, 52 (6): 788-91
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The Guillain-Barré syndrome is often preceded by a herpes virus infection. Herpes simplex virus, however, has rarely been observed as the causative agent. A patient is described with a herpes simplex virus infection followed by a Guillain-Barré syndrome. Immunoblotting was used to detect herpes simplex virus-specific antibodies in serum and cerebrospinal fluid.

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