cerebrospinal fluid

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Synonyms for cerebrospinal fluid

clear liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain

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The standard method of measuring CSF OP is with a spinal manometer, but in many resource-limited centres manometers are not readily available.
The success rate as denoted by closure of the CSF leak was 90%.
The CSF is a credit enhancement program for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) that cannot access bank credit due to lack of hard collaterals and credit history.
The CSF payments are reimbursements of the cost that Pakistan has incurred while fighting the US-led global war against terrorism.
CSF payments are received because of Pakistan's contribution to the U.S led global war on terror since 2001 and the country has received $971.5 million a year on average from this fund.
However, the CSF disbursements are not the aid, as this is the cost that the US had agreed to pay for using Pakistan's soil, its airspace and the cost of refurbishment of the military hardware used in the war.
Positive CSF culture in 7 cases included streptococcus species in three cases and one case of each corynebacterium species, enterococcus species, pseudomonas species and Acinetobacter species respectively.
"The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers is proud to support the mission of CSF to work with Congress, governors and state legislatures to protect and advance the shooting sports industries," said NASGW Chairman Brad Burney.
HITRUST CSF certification indicates that Phreesia has completed both a CSF Self-Assessment and a CSF Validated Assessment, engaging at a high level with CSF Assessors through a series of onsite interviews, documentation review and system testing that guarantees a greater level of assurance.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of CSF, Aerialink's customers are expected to benefit from the expanded resources and efficiencies gained through the financial backing of private equity firm Alpine Investors and support of CSF's leadership and advisory teams.
The diagnosis of LM in this study was based on at least one of the following criteria: (1) CSF cytology identified malignant cells; (2) if CSF cytology was negative for malignant cells, primary tumor and/or systematic metastasis was ascertained by pathologic evidence obtained through biopsy or tumor resection, and the clinical manifestation, neuroimaging characteristics, and results of the routine CSF analysis workup were consistent with those of LM [10-14].
It has been reported that the IGRAs using body fluid manifest good diagnostic performance in extrapulmonary tuberculosis, such as tuberculous pleurisy [15, 16], suggesting that this assay may also have good performance in CSF. Inrecentyears, a small number of studies have evaluated the T-SPOT.TB test on CSF for TBM diagnosis.
Along with serum studies, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) evaluation is essential in the initial diagnosis.
Maningo, the CSF's lack of legal status and limited finances have restricted the fund's ability to extend its reach to the great majority of MSMEs, specifically those which do not have access to regular banking facilities.