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Does my husband need to be tested for meningitis with a spinal tap if they suspect it?
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Dr. Kelty Baker
Internal Medicine - Hematology
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In brief: Meningitis
Meningitis, due to inflammation or infection of the tissues covering the brain and spinal column, can only be diagnosed by performing a lumbar puncture ("spinal tap").

In brief: Meningitis
Meningitis, due to inflammation or infection of the tissues covering the brain and spinal column, can only be diagnosed by performing a lumbar puncture ("spinal tap").
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