What is the mortality rate associated with Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS)?

Updated: Jul 14, 2021
  • Author: Michael T Andary, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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A 2008 epidemiologic study reported a 2-12% mortality rate despite ICU management, [77] although the rate may be less than 5% in tertiary care centers with a team of medical professionals who are familiar with GBS management.

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