Table 1

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) study result

Parameters (normal value)Results
CSF opening pressure (10–18 cm of H2O)15 cm of H2O
ColourClear
White cells (0–5 ×109/L)5
Mononuclear cells (50%–90%)60%
Polynuclear cells (0%–10%)40%
Glucose (40–70 mg/dL)69 mg/dL
Total protein (15–45 mg/dL)55 mg/dL
VDRL testNon-reactive
Lyme IgM and IgG (immunoblot)Not detected
Saint Louis encephalitis virus IgM and IgG<1:1
Human herpes virus 1 and 2 PCRNegative
Gram stain and cultureNegative
Cryptococcal antigenNegative
Anti-ganglioside GQ1B antibody (<1:100)<1:100
Paraneoplastic antibodiesNegative
  • VDRL, venereal disease research laboratory.