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What are the tests for spinal meningitis?

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Dr. Jenny Sung
Pediatrics

In brief: Spinal tap

Spinal tap (lumbar puncture) will determine if there's meningitis and what the organism causing the infection is.

In brief: Spinal tap

Spinal tap (lumbar puncture) will determine if there's meningitis and what the organism causing the infection is.
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