What is the role of intrathecal antibodies in the diagnosis of herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE)?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Wayne E Anderson, DO, FAHS, FAAN; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Intrathecal antibodies can be quantified, thus giving evidence for a central nervous system (CNS) antibody response.


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