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Volume 17, Number 10—October 2011


Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Encephalitis in Woman, Taiwan

Aristine Cheng, Kuei-Hong Kuo, and Chia-Jui YangComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan (A. Cheng, K.-H. Kuo, C.-J.Yang); National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan (A. Cheng)

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Sequential cerebrospinal fluid analysis for adult patient with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 encephalitis, Taiwan*

Cerebrospinal fluid Day 8 Day 11 Reference range
Protein 94 78 15–40 mg/dL
Glucose 61 61 40–70 mg/dL
Lactate 2.9 2.7 1–2 mmol/L
Leukocytes (Lymph:PMN) 244 (1:99) 64 (98:2) 0–5 L/mm3
Erythrocytes 12 22 0/mm3

*Lymph:PMN, lymphocytes:polymorphonuclear cells.

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