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Guillain-Barré Syndrome

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MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Guillain-Barre Syndrome
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NOTE: This article is based on research that utilizes the sources cited here as well as the collective experience of the Lab Tests Online Editorial Review Board. This article is periodically reviewed by the Editorial Board and may be updated as a result of the review. Any new sources cited will be added to the list and distinguished from the original sources used.

Sources Used in Current Review

(Updated 2010 May 6). Guillain-Barré Syndrome Fact Sheet. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/gbs/detail_gbs.htm through http://www.ninds.nih.gov. Accessed October 2010.

Mayo Clinic staff (2009 May 30). Guillain-Barre syndrome. MayoClinic.com [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/guillain-barre-syndrome/DS00413/DSECTION=all&METHOD=print through http://www.mayoclinic.com. Accessed October 2010.

Dowshen, S. (Reviewed 2009 October). Guillain-Barré syndrome. TeensHealth from Nemours [On-line information]. Available online at http://kidshealth.org/teen/diseases_conditions/bones/gbs.html through http://kidshealth.org. Accessed October 2010.

Davids, H. (Updated 2010 March 29). Guillain-Barre Syndrome. eMedicine [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/315632-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed October 2010.

Miller, A. et. al. (Updated 2010 April 23). Guillain-Barre Syndrome. eMedicine Emergency Medicine [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/792008-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed October 2010.

Rubin, M. (Revised 2008 February). Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec16/ch223/ch223c.html?qt=guillain-barre&alt=sh through http://www.merck.com. Accessed October 2010.

(2010 June 4) Preliminary Results: Surveillance for Guillain-Barré Syndrome After Receipt of Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine --- United States, 2009—2010. CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) 59(21);657-661 [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5921a3.htm through http://www.cdc.gov. Accessed October 2010.

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Sources Used in Previous Reviews

(2006 July 12, Updated). Guillain-Barre Syndrome Fact Sheet. NINDS [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/gbs/detail_gbs.htm through http://www.ninds.nih.gov.

(2006 April 28). Guillain-Barre syndrome. MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000684.htm.

(2005 May 31). Mayo Clinic. Guillian- Barre Syndrome. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/guillain-barre-syndrome/D500413 through http://www.mayoclinic.com.

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