Affiliation: Charles University
Country: Czech Republic
- Borna disease virus circulating immunocomplex positivity and psychopathology in psychiatric patients in the Czech RepublicSylva Rackova
Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Medical Faculty, Charles University in Pilsen, Alej Svobody 80, Pilsen, Czech Republic
Neuro Endocrinol Lett 30:414-20. 2009..BDV is a neurotropic virus that causes changes in mood, behaviour and cognition. Patients with psychiatric disorders have a higher incidence of BDV positivity than healthy individuals...
- Borna disease virus (BDV) circulating immunocomplex positivity in addicted patients in the Czech Republic: a prospective cohort analysisSylva Rackova
Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Medical Faculty Charles University in Pilsen, Alej Svobody 80, Pilsen 301 00, Czech Republic
BMC Psychiatry 10:70. 2010..BDV causes persistent infection of the central nervous system. Immune changes lead to activation of infection. Alcohol and drug dependence are associated with immune impairment...
- Regional cerebellar metabolism (18FDG PET) predicts the clinical outcome of the short-term inpatient treatment of alcohol addictionLubos Janu
MedAvante Inc, Pilsen, Czech Republic
Neuro Endocrinol Lett 33:419-24. 2012..The aims of our study were to evaluate the influence of alcohol consumption on regional brain metabolism and the predictive value of PET by means of the duration and quality of remission which followed the sub-acute treatment...