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Select the one best response to each question!
A CSF WBC count is diluted with:
In plasma, the second most prevalent protein is IgG; in CSF, the second most prevalent protein is:
Substances present in the CSF are contolled by the:
Macrophages appear in the CSF following:
The CSF flows through the:
The CSF tube labeled 3 is sent to:
Nucleated RBCs are seen in the CSF as a result of:
The CSF tube that should be refrigerated is:
The finding of oligoclonal bands in the CSF and not in the serum is seen with:
Myeloblasts are seen in the CSF:
A CSF glucose of 15 mg/dL, WBC count of 5000, 90% neutrophils, and protein of 80 mg/dL is suggestive of:
Measurement of which of the following can be replaced by CSF glutamine analysis in children with Reye syndrome?
The test of choice to detect neurosyphilis is the:
The CSF IgG index calculated in Study Question 27 is indicative of:
A patient with a blood glucose of 120 mg/dL would have a normal CSF glucose of:
Cells resembling large and small lymphocytes with cleaved nuclei represent:
A web-like pellicle in a refrigerated CSF specimen is indicative of:
Prior to performing a Gram stain on CSF, the specimen must be:
Neutrophils with pyknotic nuclei may be mistaken for:
The normal value of CSF protein is:
CSF lactate will be more consistantly decreased in:
Elevated CSF protein values can be caused by all of the following except:
CSF can be differentiated from plasma by the presence of:
A total CSF cell count on a clear fluid should be:
The functions of the CSF include all of the following except:
Hemosiderin granules and hematoidin crystals are seen in:
The presence of which of the following cells is increased when a CNS shunt malfunctions?
The integrity of the blood-brain barrier is measured using the:
The primary concern when pleocytosis of neutrophils and lymphocytes is found in the CSF is:
The purpose of adding albumin to CSF before cytocentrifugation is to: