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CSF Cell Index (CI)

Purpose:

To detect ventriculitis early using the CSF Cell Index (CI) of Pfausler et al.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I61.5, P10.2, P52

Description:

Pfausler et al reported the CSF Cell Index (CI) as an aid in detecting ventriculitis in a patient with an external ventricular drain and intraventricular hemorrhage. The authors are from University Hospital Innsbruck in Austria.

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