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Table 2 Aquaporin-4 in CSF from fifteen term infants measured by enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA)

From: Aquaporin-4 expression in the cerebrospinal fluid in congenital human hydrocephalus

Patient Diagnosis AQP4 ELISA analysis (ng/ml) Age (days) Gender
COM(A) 11.41 1-5 M
OBS SAO(B) 7.31 1-5 M
COM(C) 11.24 1-5 M
CONT(D) 8.26 1 F
COM(E) 9.22 1-5 M
CONT(F) 8.66 1 M
OBS SAO(G) 9.06 1-5 F
OBS SAO(H) 10.75 1-5 M
COM(I) 12.15 1-5 M
COM(J) 9.70 1-5 F
COM(K) 14.82 1-5 F
OBS DW(L) 7.47 1-5 M
COM(M) 10.67 1-5 M
CONT(N) 9.46 3 M
CONT(O) 8.06 7 M
COM(P) 9.71 1-5 F
  1. COM communicating hydrocephalus, OBS SAO obstructive hydrocephalus (Sylvian aqueduct) OBS DW obstructive hydrocephalus (Dandy Walker), CONT control.
  2. Patients A,C,E,I,J,K,M and P = communicating hydrocephalus (tetraventricular hydrocephalus of unknown origin); B, G, and H = obstructive hydrocephalus (Sylvian aqueduct obstruction); L = obstructive hydrocephalus (Dandy-Walker Syndrome) D,F,N and O = control.