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Table 1 Number of CSF samples related to group of diseases, patient age and sex

From: Immunophenotyping of cerebrospinal fluid cells by Chipcytometry

Group of diseases Patients
n
Age, years
Range (median)
Sex
f:m (percentage)
All 364 17–85 (51) 178:186 (49:51)
MS/CIS 76 17–78 (41) 50:26 (66:34)
OIND - infectious 12 27–78 (46) 8:4 (67:33)
OIND - autoimmune 54 18–79 (48) 29:25 (54:46)
Tumor 18 28–84 (64,5) 5:13 (28:72)
NIND 167 20–85 (60) 69:98 (41:59)
NND 35 18–81 (41) 17:18 (49:51)
Unspecified 2 20, 55 0:2 (0:100)
  1. MS multiple sclerosis, CIS clinical isolated syndrome, OIND other inflammatory neurological disease, NIND non-inflammatory neurological disease, NND non-neurological disease