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Normal CSF contains ____
- Few Mononuclear Cells
- (Mono, Lympho)
What causes CSF Glucose to decrease?
What causes elevated CSF CPK?
Nerve Cell Damage
What elevates CSF IgM?
- Corona Virus/Dry FIP
What is a crude method to test for presence of globulin in CSF?
Pandy Test (Carboxylic Acids)
Increased TP and roundcells/mononuclear cells in CSF =>
Viral, Protozoa or fungal infection
Increased Karyolyzed Neut, TP & NCC in CSF =>
Increased EOS in CSF =>
- Larval Migration
- Protozoal Infection
Which type of resp. exam method can only be used for cytology (no cultures)?
A normal Nasal Lavage =>
- Simonsiella (norm. flora)
- Few Epithelial Cells
How is normal nasal microflora differentiated from pathogenic bacteria?
- Karyolyzed Neuts
- Monomorphic Bact
- (norm= mixed type bacteria & extracellular)
Which method is readily used for culture?
An increased of nucleated (Lymph, MO & Neut) cells from a TTL/BAL=>
- -Chronic Inflammation-
- Non-Septic Inflammation
- Resolving Infection
++ Clumps of pink, amorphis material w/ inflammatory cells from a TTL/BAL=>
++EOS from a TTL/BAL=>
- Parasitic Pneumonia (HW)
- Allergic Pneumotitis/Bronchitis
++RBC’s and MO’s w/ RBC’s=>
Acute VS Chronic pulmonary hemorrhage
- Acute= Erythrophagocytes (red-purple RBCs inside)
- Chronic= Hemosiderophages (Brown RBCs inside)