Table 1

List of specimens

Case

Age

Sex

Cause of death

Post-mortem delay

Method

Specimen


1

21 w.g.

M

Cardio-respiratory failure

35 h

WB

Hippocampus

2

28 w.g

F

Cardio-respiratory failure

37 h

IHC

Brainstem, TG

3

36 w.g.

F

Cardio-respiratory failure

26 h

IHC

Brainstem, TG

4

40 w.g.

M

Cardio-respiratory failure

37 h

WB

Hippocampus

5

42 y

M

Cardio-respiratory failure

37 h

IHC

Brainstem, TG

6

47 y

F

Pneumonitis

50 h

WB, IHC

Hippocampus, brainstem, TG

7

50 y

F

Embolysm of pulmonary artery

26 h

WB

Hippocampus

8

51 y

F

Myocardial infarction

54 h

WB, IHC

Hippocampus, brainstem

9

82 y

F

Myocardial infarction

28 h

WB

Hippocampus

10

88 y

M

Embolysm of pulmonary artery

47 h

WB, IHC

Hippocampus, brainstem, TG


F, female; h, hours; IHC, immunohistochemistry; M, male; TG, trigeminal ganglion; w.g., weeks of gestation; WB, western blot.

Quartu et al. BMC Neuroscience 2008 9:108   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-9-108

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