Peripheral neuropathies: biomarkers for axonal damage in immune-mediated neuropathy

Jacobs, B.C. and Willison, H.J. (2009) Peripheral neuropathies: biomarkers for axonal damage in immune-mediated neuropathy. Nature Reviews Neurology, 5(11), pp. 584-585. (doi:10.1038/nrneurol.2009.161)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrneurol.2009.161

Abstract

Biomarkers are used in clinical practice as diagnostic tools to identify diseases and to monitor disease activity and treatment response. Some biomarkers are specific proteins that are released into the serum after tissue damage, such as creatine kinase in myopathies.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Willison, Professor Hugh
Authors: Jacobs, B.C., and Willison, H.J.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Nature Reviews Neurology
ISSN:1759-4758

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