Disseminated Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare Infection Presenting as Multiple Ring-Enhancing Lesions on Brain MRI

May 2009
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;May2009, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p394
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the treatment for cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) using cytologic scrutiny. Study shows a gain of 52 mg/dL for protein amount and 26 mg/dL for glucose while presenting a clear, colorless CSF with 5 red blood cells and 42 white blood cells respectively. Moreover, it further shows negative results for toxoplasma IgM, IgC and toxoplasma through a polymerase chain reaction along with staining.


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