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Benefit of ELISpot in early diagnosis of tuberculous meningoencephalitis: Case report and literature review

Weissert, Robert, Blume, Josefine and Köstler, Josef (2015) Benefit of ELISpot in early diagnosis of tuberculous meningoencephalitis: Case report and literature review. eNeurologicalSci 2015 (1), pp. 51-53.

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Abstract

Tuberculous meningitis and meningoencephalitis are rare and dangerous complications of infections with mycobacteria-complex. Usually these are complications of systemic florid infection with Mycobacterium (M.) tuberculosis. They are most often seen in immune compromised patients. The confirmation of diagnosis can be elaborate and delayed due to long-term culture requirements for M. tuberculosis. ...

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Item type:Article
Date:9 November 2015
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Neurologie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1016/j.ensci.2015.10.004DOI
Keywords:Tuberculosis; Central nervous system; Meningoencephalitis; Diagnostics; ELISpot; Cerebro spinal fluid
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:32967
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