A 25 year old female presents with fever and agitation
Describe and Interpret her CSF results
Macroscopic appearance – cloudy
RBC 8825 (X10exp6/L)
WCC 290 (X10exp6/L)
Mononuclear cells 5%
G-ve diplococci can be seen
2. What tests do you request on CSF?
3. What is the normal ratio of red cells to white cells in CSF?
4. What is the role of steroids in this condition?