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May early intervention with high dose intravenous immunoglobulin pose a potentially successful treatment for severe cases of tick-borne encephalitis?

Růžek, Daniel, Dobler, Gerhard and Niller, Hans Helmut (2013) May early intervention with high dose intravenous immunoglobulin pose a potentially successful treatment for severe cases of tick-borne encephalitis? BMC infectious diseases 13, p. 306.

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Arthropod-borne viral encephalitis of diverse origins shows similar clinical symptoms, histopathology and magnetic resonance imaging, indicating that the patho mechanisms may be similar. There is no specific therapy to date. However, vaccination remains the best prophylaxis against a selected few. Regardless of these shortcomings, there are an increasing number of case reports that ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2013
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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23822550PubMed ID
10.1186/1471-2334-13-306DOI
Keywords:Arboviruses; T-cell; Inflammation; MRI; Macrophage; Neopterin; TBE; Tick-borne encephalitis; T2-weighted hyper intensity
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:28820
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