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CSF Interpretation
 
 
 

Protein

 
 
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Overview

      • Normal Range

      • 15 - 45 mg/dL

Elevated CSF Protein

    • Causes of Elevated CSF Protein

    • Meningitis - bacterial, viral, fungal, tuberculosis
    • Subarachnoid haemorrhage
    • Guillain-Barre syndrome
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Intracranial tumour
    • Interpretation

    • 50-100 mg/dL is suggestive of viral meningitis
    • >100 mg/dL is suggestive of bacterial meningitis
Last updated on January 6th, 2020
 
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