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Table 1 Comparison of the two lumbar puncture (LP) results from cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

From: Guillain-Barre syndrome presenting with sensory disturbance following a herpes virus infection: a case report

Result First LP Second LP
Cells per mm3 5 20
Glucose (mg/dL) 75 64
Protein (g/dL) 0.30 1
Lactate dehydrogenase (U/L) 51 56
Gram staining Negative Negative
Cryptococcus Negative Negative
PCR CMV Negative -
  1. CMV = cytomegalovirus; PCR = polymerase chain reaction.