What is the role of lumbar puncture in the workup of complement deficiencies?

Updated: Apr 28, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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A lumbar puncture should be performed on patients with possible meningitis to assist in the definitive diagnosis of bacterial meningitis.

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