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What are the tests for guillain-barre syndrome?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Guillain-Barre

Is a form of ascending paralysis which has several major forms and can result in long term persistent neurological deficits.
There is a recent excellent review of this illness in the new england journal of medicine. Look online.

In brief: Guillain-Barre

Is a form of ascending paralysis which has several major forms and can result in long term persistent neurological deficits.
There is a recent excellent review of this illness in the new england journal of medicine. Look online.
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Main diagnostic tests include spinal fluid analysis and EMG, but a number of blood and urine tests can be ordered to exclude other similar conditions.
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