Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 24 - Diseases of the Nervous System - Self Quiz - Page 799: 6


(c) Viral infection

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When microscopic analysis of cerebral spinal fluid reveals inflammatory cells but no visible pathogens, the most likely diagnosis is viral infection. Analysis of cerebral spinal fluid is done to evaluate spinal fluids in order to diagnose conditions that affect the brain and spinal cord.
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