CEREBRO SPINAL FLUID TEST | NORMAL LAB VALUES

CEREBRO SPINAL FLUID TEST

Reference values vary based on several factors, including the specific laboratory that supplies them. A patient’s CEREBRO SPINAL FLUID (CSF) test values should be interpreted based on the reference value of the laboratory in which the test was done; the laboratory typically provides these values with the test result. Some of these values are listed in alphabetical order in the following table.

Test

Conventional Units

SI Units

Cell count 0–5 lymphocytes/mcL 0–5 x 106 lymphocytes/L
Glucose 40–80 mg/dL (< 40% of simultaneously measured plasma level if that plasma level is abnormal) 2.2–4.4 mmol/L (< 40% of simultaneously measured plasma level is abnormal)
Myelin basic protein < 1.5 ng/mL
Protein, total 15–60 mg/dL 150–600 mg/L

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