CSF WBC Correction in Blood Contaminated CSF

 
WBC = WBCCSF - ( (WBCBlood * RBCCSF) / (RBCBlood * 1000000))

 
Input:
 
WBC CSF  
WBC Blood  
RBC CSF  
RBC Blood  

 
Result:
 
WBC  
 
Decimal Precision  
 

 
References
  1. Tunkel AR. Approach to the Patient with Central Nervous System Infection. In: Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R. (Eds). Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 7th ed. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, Philadelphia 2010. Vol 1, p.1183. NLMN: 101506676 NCBI Logo
  2. Bonadio WA. The cerebrospinal fluid: physiologic aspects and alterations associated with bacterial meningitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1992 Jun;11(6):423-31. Review. PMID: 1608676 PubMed Logo

 

 
 
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