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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of patients with EBV DNA in CSF cerebrospinal fluid

From: Clinical characteristics of patients with Epstein Barr virus in cerebrospinal fluid

Age Sex Underlying disease Immunocompromise Central nervous system diagnosis MRI reanalyzed Suspected CSF-pathogen Confirmed other CSF pathogen encephalitis
65 m AML HSCT encephalitis Normal    1
50 m Myeloma HSCT encephalitis Normal    1
60 f Myelofibrosis HSCT encephalitis Fungus?    1
34 m Hybrid leukaemia HSCT encephalitis   HSV1 HSV1 1
40 m AML HSCT encephalitis Normal    1
27 m CML HSCT encephalitis Encephalitis    1
41 f AML HSCT encephalitis Normal VZV   1
53 m MDS HSCT mass lesion Aspergillus Aspergillus Aspergillus 0
38 m CML HSCT meningitis (Polyradiculitis?) Nocardia HHV6 0
39 m ALL HSCT PTLD Infection??    0
58 f CML HSCT pontine myelinolysis Pontine myelinolysis    0
67 m Kidney TX SOT cerebritis/PTLD Tuberculosis/lymphoma? Tuberculosis Tuberculosis 0
67 f Kidney TX SOT encephalitis/brain abscess Lymphoma?(tuberculosis?) Tuberculosis   1
25 m Kidney TX SOT Mass lesion infection? Aspergillus   0
53 m Heart TX SOT PTLD Fungus?    0
63 m Heart TX SOT Mass lesion Infection or LPD Bacteria or fungi   0
66 m Heart TX SOT Meningoencephalitis or PTLD? Lymphoproliferation?(Tuberculosis?) Tuberculosis   0
45 f Lung TX SOT Meningitis Normal    0
32 f HIV AIDS Encephalitis PML JC-Virus   1
33 m HIV AIDS B-cell lymphoma Lymphoma    0
47 m HIV AIDS Mass lesion Toxoplasma Toxoplasma   0
35 m HIV AIDS Mass lesions Toxoplasma Toxoplasma Toxoplasma 0
48 m HIV AIDS meningitis Cryptococcal meningitis Cryptococcus Cryptococcus 0
64 m CLL   Mass lesions Toxoplasma Toxoplasma Toxoplasma 0
26 m Multiple sclerosis Immunocompetent Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis    0
33 m Mononucleosis Immunocompetent Mononucleosis+facial paresis Neuritis    0
52 f T-cell lymphoma   Lymphoma Encephalitis??    0
27 m Tuberculosis Immunocompetent meningitis+abscess Tuberculous meningitis+abscess Tuberculosis Tuberculosis 0
56 f Myeloma   Encephalitis Infection, toxoplasma?/Fungus?    1
46 f Ig subclass deficiency   meningitis     0
18 f Mononucleosis Immunocompetent meningoencephalitis Polyradiculitis?    1
34 m Viral meningitis Immunocompetent encephalitis Encephalitis? ADEM?    1
  1. HSCT = stem cell transplantation, SOT = solid organ transplant