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Anti-ganglioside antibodies-mediated leptospiral meningomyeloencephalopolyneuritis

Lepur, Dragan and Himbele, Josip and Klinar, Igor and Vranjican, Zoran and Baršić, Bruno (2007) Anti-ganglioside antibodies-mediated leptospiral meningomyeloencephalopolyneuritis. Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, 39 (5). pp. 472-475. ISSN 0036-5548

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    English abstract

    A case of leptospirosis complicated with meningo-myelo-encephalo-polyneuritis and nephrotic syndrome is presented. Anti-ganglioside antibodies were detected for the first time in a patient with neurological complications of leptospirosis. Possible pathogenic mechanisms and treatment options of these rare manifestations are discussed.

    Item Type: Article
    MeSH: Aged ; Antibodies/blood ; Gangliosides/immunology ; Humans ; Leptospira/pathogenicity ; Leptospirosis/complications ; Male ; Meningoencephalitis/immunology ; Meningoencephalitis/microbiology ; Nephrotic Syndrome/microbiology ; Neuritis/immunology ; Neuritis/microbiology
    Divisions: Katedra za infektologiju
    Depositing User: Marijan Šember
    Status: Published
    Lepur, Dragan
    Himbele, Josip
    Klinar, Igor
    Vranjican, Zoran
    Baršić, Bruno
    Date: 2007
    Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2009
    Last Modified: 23 Sep 2011 18:11
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