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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 964074, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/964074
Review Article

Postmortem Cerebrospinal Fluid Pleocytosis: A Marker of Inflammation or Postmortem Artifact?

1University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Ashton Road, Lancaster, LA1 4RP, UK
2Department of Pathology, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster LA1 4RP, UK

Received 12 July 2011; Accepted 13 December 2011

Academic Editor: Alan Richard Spitzer

Copyright © 2012 James A. Morris et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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