Which CSF glucose levels suggest viral meningitis?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Cordia Wan, MD; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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The glucose level is normal in most cases, but severe hypoglycorrhachia has been reported, especially with LCMV or the mumps virus. Very low glucose levels with a lymphocytic pleocytosis may be seen in tuberculous meningitis.


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