Jul 16, 2012 ... The CSF protein test is used to determine if there is too much protein in your CSF.
It can also be used to detect protein levels that are too low.
A sample of CSF is needed (1 to 5 ml). A lumbar puncture (spinal tap) is the most
common way to collect this sample. Rarely, other methods are used for ...
Aug 21, 2014 ... Protein level: Elevated (>50 mg/dL). Consider additional tests: CSF Gram stain
and cultures, blood cultures, CSF bacterial antigens, CSF ...
CSF from the lumbar region contains 15 to 45 mg/dl protein (lower in childen) ....
S100B is elevated in CSF and blood in acute brain injury caused by trauma and ...
Aug 24, 2015 ... CSF protein electrophoresis — separates different types of protein. ... while it will
remain normal or only slightly elevated with viral meningitis.
An elevated level of protein in the CSF is non-specific and has many causes (
Table 11-6). Protein electrophoresis may reveal other abnormalities; increased ...
Sep 15, 2003 ... Commonly performed tests on CSF include protein and glucose levels, cell
counts and differential, microscopic examination, and culture.
levels in childhood. In adults, CSF protein concentrations increase with age [4, 5]
(Class I). The CSF to serum albumin concentration quotient ( Qalb) can also be ...
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is found in the subarachnoid space of the brain. ...
Protein - high (>0.4 g/L) levels seen in infection and infiltration disorders (falsely ...