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Correction of CSF Protein for Blood Contamination

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

If blood contamination is present in the CSF, and if it is assumed that all blood in the CSF is due to peripheral blood contamination, then the amount of protein in the CSF due to peripheral blood contamination shows the same proportion as the amount of red blood cells.

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