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Question :
Posted On : 01 May 2018
Pl. inform diagnostic and confirmatory tests to be done on

C.S.F. For T. B. Meningitis _?

Importance of A.D.A Test on C.S. F _?
Expert Answer :
TB BActec or MGIT culture and TB PCR are quite useful for diagnosis but may not always be positive. THe most definitive test is brain biopsy but is not done due to its invasive nature of procedure. CSF ADA is not very useful.
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