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The quizzes about Cerebrospinal Fluid

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The functions of the CSF include all of the following except:

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The CSF flows through the:

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Substances present in the CSF are contolled by the:

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The CSF tube labeled 3 is sent to:

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The CSF tube that should be refrigerated is:

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The presence of xanthochromia can be caused by all of the following except:

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A web-like pellicle in a refrigerated CSF specimen is indicative of:

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Given the following information, calculate the CSF WBC count: cells counted, 80; dilution, 1:10; large Neubauer squares counted, 10.

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A CSF WBC count is diluted with:

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A total CSF cell count on a clear fluid should be:

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The purpose of adding albumin to CSF before cytocentrifugation is to:

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The primary concern when pleocytosis of neutrophils and lymphocytes is found in the CSF is:

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Neutrophils with pyknotic nuclei may be mistaken for:

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The presence of which of the following cells is increased when a CNS shunt malfunctions?

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Macrophages appear in the CSF following:

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Nucleated RBCs are seen in the CSF as a result of:

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Following a CNS diagnostic procedure, which of the following might be seen in the CSF?

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Hemosiderin granules and hematoidin crystals are seen in:

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Myeloblasts are seen in the CSF:

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Cells resembling large and small lymphocytes with cleaved nuclei represent:

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The normal value of CSF protein is:

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CSF can be differentiated from plasma by the presence of:

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In plasma, the second most prevalent protein is IgG; in CSF, the second most prevalent protein is:

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Elevated CSF protein values can be caused by all of the following except:

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The integrity of the blood-brain barrier is measured using the:

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Given the following results, calculate the IgG index: CSF IgG, 50 mg/dL; serum IgG, 2 gm/dL; CSF albumin, 70 mg/dL; serum albumin, 5 gm/dL.

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The CSF IgG index calculated in Study Question 27 is indicative of:

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The finding of oligoclonal bands in the CSF and not in the serum is seen with:

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A CSF glucose of 15 mg/dL, WBC count of 5000, 90% neutrophils, and protein of 80 mg/dL is suggestive of:

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A patient with a blood glucose of 120 mg/dL would have a normal CSF glucose of:

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CSF lactate will be more consistantly decreased in:

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Measurement of which of the following can be replaced by CSF glutamine analysis in children with Reye syndrome?

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Prior to performing a Gram stain on CSF, the specimen must be:

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All of the following statements are true about cryptoccocal meningitis except:

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The test of choice to detect neurosyphilis is the:

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