TABLE 1.

Subjects from whom trigeminal ganglia were retrieved for the study

Subject no.Age (yrs)PMIa (h)Underlying diseaseSerology result for:
HSV-1VZV
6927724Myelodysplastic syndromeNDbND
7012415Job's syndrome+
702689Multiple sclerosisNDND
703495Colon cancer++
704776Multiple sclerosis++
7097410Alzheimer's disease++
710316AIDS+
7114918Non-Hodgkin's lymphomaNDND
712149Aplastic anemia++
714325Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma++
72615Acute respiratory failureNDND
  • a Postmortem interval in hours.

  • b ND, not done.