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  • 1916
  • In 1916, Guillain, Barré, and Strohl broadened the clinical description and first reported the characteristic cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) finding, albuminocytologic dissociation (ie, elevation of CSF protein with normal CSF cell count). (medscape.com)
  • Infection
  • The Guillain-Barre syndrome is an illness that usually occurs one to two weeks after a mild viral infection such as a sore throat, bronchitis, or flu, or after vaccination or surgical procedure. (healthcentral.com)
  • A variant of GBS, Miller Fisher syndrome, which is characterized by the triad of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and areflexia, is also linked to preceding infection with C jejuni. (medscape.com)
  • Lebrun G, Chadda K, Reboux A-H et al (2009) Guillain-Barré syndrome after chikungunya infection. (springer.com)
  • Wielanek AC, Monredon JD, Amrani ME et al (2007) Guillain-Barré syndrome complicating a chikungunya virus infection. (springer.com)
  • typically
  • People who come down with Guillain-Barre typically have had some sort of illness a few days or weeks before, like the flu, says Dr. Ken Gorson, a neurologist at Tufts School of Medicine and St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston. (npr.org)
  • vaccine
  • ATLANTA, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The likelihood of a 1976-like problem of Guillain-Barre syndrome with this year's H1N1 influenza vaccine is remote, U.S. health officials say. (upi.com)
  • Risk of confirmed Guillain-Barr syndrome following receipt of monovalent inactivated influenza A (H1N1) and seasonal influenza vaccines in the vaccine safety datalink project, 2009-2010. (medigraphic.com)
  • The risk of Guillain-Barr syndrome associated with influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccine and 2009_2010 seasonal influenza vaccines: results from self-controlled analyses. (medigraphic.com)
  • occur
  • We're very confident at this point that the kind of problem we saw in 1976 is really, really unlikely to occur this year with Guillain-Barre syndrome," Dr. Thomas Frieden , head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters in a briefing in Atlanta Friday. (upi.com)