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What percentage of patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) don't have albuminocytologic dissociation (high levels of protein and normal cell counts) in their spinal fluid? What percentage have don't have decreased reflexes?
50% with no albuminocytologic dissociation
10% without decreased reflexes
Both of which are generally considered classic findings of GBS
Yuki, N. and Hartung, H. "Guillain-Barre Syndrome" NEJM. 14 June 2012.