Cell Count, Protein, Glucose Tube #1 and #4

Bacterial and Fungal Gram Stain and Culture, AFB Smear

Other: ACE, VDRL

Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel: Test ID: CSFME – Pathogen Panel, PCR, Spinal Fluid

If panel not available consider PCR:

HSV, VZV, EBV, CMV

West Nile, listeria, HTLV1, St Louis Encephalitis

MS Panel: Test ID: MSP2 : Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Profile, Serum and Spinal Fluid

Encephalopathy: Test ID: ENC1 : Encephalopathy, Autoimmune Evaluation, Spinal Fluid

Other CSF Studies: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD): 14-3-3, tau proteins for CJD