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Pathophysiology and prognosis in vietnamese adults with tuberculous meningitis.

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The pathogenesis of tuberculous meningitis remains unclear, and there are few data describing the kinetics of the immune response during the course of its treatment. We measured concentrations of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in serial blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples from 21 adults who were being treated for tuberculous meningitis. CSF concentrations of soluble tumor necrosis factor-alpha receptors and of matrix metalloprotein-9 and its tissue inhibitor were also measured, ...

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10.1086/378642

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Journal of infectious diseases
Volume:
188
Issue:
8
Pages:
1105-1115
Publication date:
2003-10-01
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Source identifiers:
92735
Language:
English
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uuid:4e104576-5c7b-4b1d-880e-173a8bb0aa3b
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pubs:92735
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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