Cerebral Spinal Fluid Testing

Earn CEUs with the latest installment of this for-credit feature.

After completing this exercise, participants will be able to:

Identify the role of laboratory testing on cerebral spinal fluid.
Discuss future molecular tests that can be used on spinal fluid.
Describe the role of molecular testing on specimens rather than on cultures.
List the changes that may occur in Microbiology with technology.
Discuss the pros and cons of algorithm use and development.

Read the following three articles and then take the exam online with ASCLS.

Cerebral Spinal Fluid Testing (Page 16)
The Arrival of Algorithms
Post-Genomic Microbiology

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