What is the role of lumbar puncture in the diagnosis of ehrlichiosis?

Updated: Jun 22, 2021
  • Author: Chinelo N Animalu, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Answer

Lumbar puncture may be necessary in patients with fever and severe headache to rule out meningitis.


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