Cerebrospinal Fluid Bacterial Antigen
No Benefit Beyond Gram Stain
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Dr. Robin Patel discusses a recent study performed at Mayo Clinic on the use of bacterial antigen testing (BAT) on cerebrospinal fluid. The study, which showed no benefit for BAT over Gram stain, was published in a Letter to the Editor in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology (April 2010).
- Robin Patel, MD, Director of the Initial Processing and Media Laboratory and Director of the Bacteriology Laboratory in the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic
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