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Miller Fisher syndrome is associated with serum antibodies to GQ1b ganglioside

Willison, H. J., Veitch, J., Paterson, G., and Kennedy, P. G. E. (1993) Miller Fisher syndrome is associated with serum antibodies to GQ1b ganglioside. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 56 (2). pp. 204-206. ISSN 0022-3050 (doi:10.1136/jnnp.56.2.204)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jnnp.56.2.204

Abstract

A recent report described serum anti-GQ1b ganglioside antibodies in Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS), a clinical variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS). Four consecutive cases of MFS all had high titre anti-GQ1b antibodies which were absent from all control sera including those of patients with GBS.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Willison, Prof Hugh and Kennedy, Prof Peter
Authors: Willison, H. J., Veitch, J., Paterson, G., and Kennedy, P. G. E.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation > Immunology
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation > Parasitology
Journal Name:Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
ISSN:0022-3050
ISSN (Online):1468-330X

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