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oa South African Medical Journal - A note on the examination of the cerebrospinal fluid in the early diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis

Volume 22, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0256-9574

 

Abstract

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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2016-12-10

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