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April 1982

CSF Cytology in the Neonate

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pediatrics (Drs Pappu, Purohit, and Levkoff) and Laboratory Medicine (Ms Kaplan), Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.

Am J Dis Child. 1982;136(4):297-298. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1982.03970400015004

• We examined the CSF of 46 noninfected neonates with birth weights ranging from 650 to 4,000 g, using the new cytocentrifuge technique. The macrophage was the predominant cell in the CSF in most cases.

(Am J Dis Child 1982;136:297-298)