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Decreased IL-8 levels in CSF and serum of AD patients and negative correlation of MMSE and IL-1β

  • Raphael Hesse1,
  • Anke Wahler1,
  • Pauline Gummert1,
  • Stefanie Kirschmer1,
  • Markus Otto1,
  • Hayrettin Tumani1,
  • Jan Lewerenz1,
  • Cathrin Schnack1 and
  • Christine A. F. von Arnim1Email author
Contributed equally
BMC NeurologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:185

Received: 20 April 2016

Accepted: 20 September 2016

Published: 26 September 2016

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20 Sep 2016 Editorially accepted
26 Sep 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12883-016-0707-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Neurology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany