UF team publishes study suggesting that Mycoplasma encephalitis responds well to IVIG therapy

Suman GhoshA multi-disciplinary team at UF led by Dr. Suman Ghosh in the Division of Pediatric Neurology studied a cluster of 4 children who were diagnosed with Mycoplasma pneumoniae encephalitis, and found that all 4 improved rapidly after IVIG administration.  This suggests that IVIG therapy should be considered in children diagnosed or suspected of having this disease.

The article may be found at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31185782