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Table 1 Categorization of the meningitis etiologies according CSF routine investigation

From: Cerebrospinal-fluid cytokine and chemokine profile in patients with pneumococcal and meningococcal meningitis

CSF (n samples) Agea Cell counta Proteinb Glucosea
  (years) (cells/mm3) (g/l) (mg/dl)
S. pneumoniae (16) 30 (5; 53) 733 (396; 2,520) 211.6 ± 51.45 17.5 (5; 57)
N. meningitidis (12) 23 (7; 27) 3,360 (929; 12,925)c 150.4 ± 29.8 44.5 (5; 60)
  1. aValues are represented as median (25; 75 percentiles); bValues are represented as mean ± SE; cSignificant value compared to S. pneumoniae (P ≤ 0.05).