pleocytosis


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pleocytosis

[‚plē·ō‚sī′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Increase of cells in the cerebrospinal fluid.
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We recommend that routine testing of CSF for enterovirus and parechovirus in febrile infants should be promoted, even in the absence of pleocytosis," said Dr.
A lumbar puncture revealed CSF pleocytosis (18 leukocytes/mm3; 35% monocytes, 33% lymphocytes, and 32% neutrophils); glucose and protein were within reference ranges.
In the completed dose escalation portion (Part 1) of the study, the most common device-related adverse events (AEs) were ICV infection prior to first BMN 250 infusion, site erythema, CSF pleocytosis and blood clot in CSF.
Lymphocytic pleocytosis was determined in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in 35 patients.
Also, basic cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) characteristics are frequently indistinguishable as both organisms classically produce a lymphocytic pleocytosis with high CSF protein levels.
An AFM case was defined as acute onset of weakness in any limb in persons of any age and either an MRI indicating spinal cord lesions largely restricted to gray matter and spanning [greater than or equal to] 1 vertebral segments (confirmed case) or CSF pleocytosis with a white blood cell count >5 cells/[mm.
Lumbar puncture revealed normal opening pressure and showed exaggerated lymphocytic pleocytosis, a protein level of 174 mg/dL, and glucose level of 51 mg/dL.
Lumbar puncture results revealed lymphocytic pleocytosis with elevated protein and low glucose levels (table).
For persisting without clinical improvement, another lumbar puncture was performed, which found that he found a high opening pressure, pleocytosis and hypoglycemia.
CSF revealed lymphocytic pleocytosis, elevated protein and glucose and positivity for IgM antibodies against HSV.
CSF may show mildly elevated protein levels or pleocytosis but is otherwise frequently normal.
15] Consistent CSF findings with acute bacterial meningitis include a polymorphonuclear pleocytosis, hypoglycorrhachia and a raised CSF protein level.