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Meningeal Tuberculosis tests
Meningeal Tuberculosis

Tests could include:

  • A sputum stain is a test of a sample of your sputum, or phlegm. It's commonly ordered to find out if a person has tuberculosis.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis is a way of looking for conditions that affect your brain and spine. It's a series of lab tests performed on a sample of CSF.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A cerebrospinal fluid smear is used to test the liquid surrounding your brain and spinal cord for infectious diseases.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A cerebrospinal fluid culture is an important diagnostic test for several conditions, including bacterial and viral meningitis. Learn how it works.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Tuberculosis is a serious infection, usually of the lungs, caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This bacteria spreads by breathing in the air exhaled by an infected person.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A blood culture is a fairly routine test that checks for bacteria, yeast, and other microorganisms in the blood. The test is relatively simple for the patient and involves a simple blood draw. A laboratory tests the blood sample and the results ar...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A brain biopsy is a procedure used to remove a tumor or a piece of tissue from the brain so that it can be examined under a microscope to diagnose illness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A CT scan is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of the body. Learn why a CT scan is performed and what to expect during a CT scan.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to see details of your organs and tissues without having to make any incisions. Accordin...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A chest X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the airways, blood vessels, bones, heart, and lungs.
    Source:HLCMS
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