TESTS THAT IDENTIFY MENINGITIS - DIAGNOSTIC EXAMS

Exams that confirm meningitis



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The diagnosis of meningitis is made through the clinical observation of the symptoms of the disease and confirmed by an examination called lumbar puncture, which consists of the removal of a small amount of cerebrospinal fluid from the vertebral canal. This test can show if there is inflammation in the meninges and what the causative agent is essential for the diagnosis and to direct the treatment of the disease