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How do infections cross the blood-brain barrier?

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Dr. Val Koganski
Internal Medicine

In brief: Depends on infection

Some bugs( viruses, bacterias, etc.
) are small enough , and if they circulate in blood, can easy cross the barrier, others require trauma or surgery to penetrate the brain.

In brief: Depends on infection

Some bugs( viruses, bacterias, etc.
) are small enough , and if they circulate in blood, can easy cross the barrier, others require trauma or surgery to penetrate the brain.
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