oa South African Medical Journal - A note on the examination of the cerebrospinal fluid in the early diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis
|Article Title||A note on the examination of the cerebrospinal fluid in the early diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Apr 1948|
|Pages||266 - 267|
|Keyword(s)||Cerebrospinal fluid, Streptomycin and Tuberculous meningitis|
The importance of the early diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis , in view of the encouraging result from the use of streptomycin at an early stage of the infection, is emphasised. The value of the chemical examination of the cerebrospinal fluid in suspected cases of tuberculous meningitis , and in particular the significance of the chloride level are discussed.
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