cerebrospinal fluid

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  • noun

Synonyms for cerebrospinal fluid

clear liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain

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Four with diagnoses of very mild Alzheimer's who were PIB-negative and had high CSF A[[beta].
We measured DD in CSF with the coagulation analyzer STA Compact[R] by the immunoturbidimetric assay, STA Liatest D-DI[R] (Roche Diagnostics).
However, the patient's serum but not CSF tested positive for flavivirus RNA when a universal flavivirus reverse transcription (RT)-PCR assay that targets the conserved sequence of the NS5 region was used (3).
Despite the presence of a CSF leak, spinal MRIs may appear normal, with no visible collection of CSF.
At the 2-month follow-up, no residual CSF leak was noted.
Equilibration of glucose between plasma and CSF takes approximately two hours; therefore, CSF glucose reflects plasma glucose from a few hours earlier.
At the weekend's dominant domestic fixture, at Newmarket on Saturday, the Exacta comprehensively outscored the CSF (see the accompanying table), returning a higher dividend in six of the seven races.
Since scientists discovered CSF, several roles have been recognized for the liquid.
HITRUST offers comprehensiveness, scalability and simplicity within a single framework - built for healthcare - that is now supported by a full-featured and user-friendly tool that streamlines the CSF assessment and compliance process," said Daniel Nutkis, chief executive officer, HITRUST.
Anti-tickborne encephalitis virus IgG and IgM antibodies were detectable in the serum by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay 29 days after the tick bite; corresponding CSF titers were borderline.
One year later, the patient experienced a sudden onset of CSF rhinorrhea that was associated with severe headaches.
Even after making a nine-per-cent deduction from Exacta dividends, the Exacta outscores the CSF by two to one (see table).
A requirement for transport of leptin into the brain interstitial fluid or CSF as a means to cross the blood-brain barrier and gain access to the hypothalamus has been proposed (7,14).
The Food and Drug Administration has yet to approve any CSF for general use.