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Research Article

Substance P Causes Seizures in Neurocysticercosis

  • Prema Robinson mail,

    premar@bcm.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Armandina Garza,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Joel Weinstock,

    Affiliation: Division of Gastroenterology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Jose A. Serpa,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Jerry Clay Goodman,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Kristian T. Eckols,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Bahrom Firozgary,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • David J. Tweardy

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: February 09, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002489

About the Authors

Prema Robinson, Armandina Garza, Jose A. Serpa, Kristian T. Eckols, Bahrom Firozgary, David J. Tweardy
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Joel Weinstock
Division of Gastroenterology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Jerry Clay Goodman
Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: premar@bcm.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PR DJT JW. Performed the experiments: PR AG KTE BF JAS. Analyzed the data: PR DJT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JAS JCG. Wrote the paper: PR DJT.