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Table 2 laboratorial findings and Neuroimaging of apparently immunocompetent patients with Cryptococcal meningitis

From: Impaired consciousness and decreased glucose concentration of CSF as prognostic factors in immunocompetent patients with cryptococcal meningitis

VariableValue
Blood WBC count(109/L)8.4 (6.6, 11.8)
CSF
 Opening pressure(>180mmH2O)65 (85.5%)
 WBC count(106/L)50 (18.5, 122.5)
 Elevated WBC counts69 (90.8%)
 Glucose (mmol/L)1.66 (0.80, 2.85)
 Increased glucose level56 (73.7%)
 Chloride (mmol/L)117.0 (113.7, 120.3)
 Increased chloride level55 (72.4%)
 Protein (g/L)0.85 (0.54, 1.57)
 Increased protein level62 (81.6%)
 India ink test positive66 (86.8%)
 Culture positive37 (48.7%)
Neuroimaging
 Dilated Virchow-Robin spaces50 (65.8%)
 Parenchymal lesions41 (53.9%)
 meningeal enhancement16 (21.1%)
 Hydrocephalus11 (14.5%)
 Gelatinous pseudocyst7 (9.2%)
  1. Data are n (%) or median (interquartile range); Am B Amphotericin B, WBC White blood cell, CSF Cerebrospinal fluid