cerebrospinal fluid

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Synonyms for cerebrospinal fluid

clear liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain

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In our case, the diagnosis was made initially when HHV-6 was found in the patient's cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) by using PCR, by the absence of other cause, and by our experience: adult CSF is usually negative for HHV-6 by using PCR.
Special stains and cerebral spinal fluid cultures for fungi and acid-fast bacilli were negative.
Any disruption of blood flow either to or from the central nervous system can disrupt the production, circulation, and removal of cerebral spinal fluid and create a catastrophic event in the brain or spinal cord that could result in significant disease or death.
L-threonine, which increases the inhibitory amino acid glycine in the cerebral spinal fluid, is used to neutralize the excess excitatory amino acid, which may help to modify the signs and symptoms of ALS.
GM604 also provided neuroprotection against soluble inflammatory factors from ALS human patients' Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) in vitro by 175%.
Each subject was undergoing a comprehensive evaluation using the current standard of care for imaging of the central nervous system (CNS) and analysis of their cerebral spinal fluid and blood.
Imagine this vein, where all the cerebral spinal fluid inside the head and spine no longer flows through this area," he said.
The test is not FDA-cleared for use in cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) or any lesions other than vaginal.
She was transferred to Alder Hey suffering with cerebral palsy and hydrocephalus - cerebral spinal fluid which collects in the ventricles of the brain.
In a multicenter trial, levels of the enzyme ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase (UCH-L1) rose significantly in severely injured brains, an increase that paralleled the rise in cerebral spinal fluid and correlated with the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score, Dr.
We report a 59-year-old Hispanic male diagnosed with GBS as evidenced by clinical picture, characteristic cerebral spinal fluid analysis, EMG data and initial response to plasmapheresis.
Detailed cerebral spinal fluid testing did not show additional information.
Miss Clare Montgomery QC told three judges that at the end of 2000 it had emerged for the first time that there was clear evidence of an infection with staphylococcus aureus that had spread as far as Harry's cerebral spinal fluid.
Elevation in cerebral spinal fluid angiotensin-converting enzyme levels have been detected, but its diagnostic value still needs to be evaluated.
The scientists report that the implanted dopamine-producing cells survived for at least two months, during which there was an increase in the amount of a dopamine metabolite in the cerebral spinal fluid.