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The diagnostic value of cerebrospinal fluid lactic acid levels in meningitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7026397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To assess the reliability of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) lactate levels in children for differentiating between bacterial and viral meningitis, we measured the CSF lactate levels using the carboxylic acid analyzer, enzymatic method and colorimetric determination. Lactate determination by these methods is a highly reliable indicator of the presence or absence of bacterial meningitis. Moreover, the duration of elevated CSF lactate levels coincided with the clinical response to therapy.
Authors:
R Murata; T Uemura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Folia psychiatrica et neurologica japonica     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0015-5721     ISO Abbreviation:  Folia Psychiatr Neurol Jpn     Publication Date:  1981  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-12-15     Completed Date:  1981-12-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372774     Medline TA:  Folia Psychiatr Neurol Jpn     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  175-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Coxsackievirus Infections / diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Echovirus Infections / diagnosis
Escherichia coli Infections / diagnosis
Humans
Lactates / cerebrospinal fluid*
Meningitis / cerebrospinal fluid,  diagnosis*
Meningitis, Viral / cerebrospinal fluid,  diagnosis*
Methods
Mumps / diagnosis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Lactates

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