Detection and significance of neuronal autoantibodies in patients with meningoencephalitis in Vientiane, Lao PDR
The importance of autoimmune encephalitis and its overlap with infectious encephalitides are not well investigated in South-East Asia.
We report autoantibody testing, using antigen-specific live cell-based assays, in a series of 134 patients (cerebrospinal fluid and sera) and 55 blood donor controls (sera), undergoing lumbar puncture for suspected meningoencephalitis admitted in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR)... Expand abstract
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