Herpes simplex virus antibodies in the cerebrospinal fluid of schizophrenic patients.
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Sep 01, 1987
Antibodies to herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) were tested in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of 262 schizophrenic patients by virus neutralization test (VNT) and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). While VNT in the presence of complement revealed antibodies to HSV-1 in 18.3% of samples, ELISA was positive in 61.2% of cases; both tests were positive in 42 samples (16%).
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