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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 634632, 4 pages
Research Article

Elevated Cerebrospinal Fluid Neopterin Concentration Is Associated with Disease Severity in Acute Puumala Hantavirus Infection

1Department of Internal Medicine, Oulu University Hospital, P.O. Box 20, 90029 Oulu, Finland
2Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 21, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
3Institute of Diagnostics, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Oulu, 90014 Oulu, Finland
4Department of Ophthalmology, Oulu University Hospital, P.O. Box 21, 90029 Oulu, Finland
5Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Oulu University Hospital, P.O. Box 50, 90029 Oulu, Finland
6Department of Veterinary Biosciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 66, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
7Department of Virology and Immunology, HUSLAB, Helsinki University Central Hospital, HUS, 00029 Helsinki, Finland

Received 2 May 2013; Accepted 19 July 2013

Academic Editor: James Curtin

Copyright © 2013 Timo Hautala 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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