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Miller Fisher syndrome is associated with serum antibodies to GQ1b ganglioside.
  1. H J Willison,
  2. J Veitch,
  3. G Paterson,
  4. P G Kennedy
  1. University Department of Neurology, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK.


    A recent report described serum anti-GQ1b ganglioside antibodies in Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS), a clinical variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS). Four consecutive cases of MFS all had high titre anti-GQ1b antibodies which were absent from all control sera including those of patients with GBS.

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