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:Normal range

Colour              : colourless

Appearance     : clear

Glucose             : 45-80 mg/dl

Protein              : 15-45 mg/dl

Choride             : 120-130 mmol/L

RBC                   : Up to 5×106/L

WBC                  : Up to5x106/L

In case of WBC/CSF more than 5×106/L then do differential count

Comment: Apperance of CSF may indicate cerebral heamrrhage or gross infection. The latter can be confirmed by culture or increase of neutrophilis. Viral meningitis may present with a moderate increase in lymphocytes

Sample: CSF