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Guillain-Barré Syndrome

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Van den Berg, Bianca, et. al. (2014, July 15). Guillain–Barré syndrome: pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Nature Reviews Neurology, vol 10. doi:10.1038/nrneurol.2014.121. Available online at http://www.nature.com/nrneurol/journal/v10/n8/full/nrneurol.2014.121.html through http://www.nature.com. Accessed August 21, 2015.

Centers for Disease Control (2014, September 9, Updated). Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS). Available online at http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/vaccine/guillainbarre.htm#how1 through http://www.cdc.gov. Accessed August 20, 2015.

Mayo Clinic (2014, June 3, Updated). Guillain-Barré Syndrome. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/guillain-barre-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20025832 through http://www.mayoclinic.org. Accessed August 21, 2015.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (2015, July 27, Updated). NINDS Guillain-Barré Syndrome Information Page. Available online at http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/gbs/gbs.htm through http://www.ninds.nih.gov. Accessed August 21, 2015.

Hauser SL, Amato AA. Guillain-Barré Syndrome and Other Immune-Mediated Neuropathies. In: Kasper D, Fauci A, Hauser S, Longo D, Jameson J, Loscalzo J. eds. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2015.

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(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.

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(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.

(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.

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(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.

Kasper DL, Braunwald E, Fauci AS, Hauser SL, Longo DL, Jameson JL eds, (2005) Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 16th Edition, McGraw Hill, Pp 2513-2516.

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