Cerbral spinal fluid
Kimberla Kae Baertlein
kimberla at teleport.com
Thu Nov 2 00:57:23 EST 1995
My son is 5 1/2 years of age and weighs approximately 50 pounds.
He is going to have a spinal tap for the following:
CSF for antimyelin antiboties and other cytokines
CSF for interferon alpha
The total amount that is being requested is 3ml, is this too much
considering his weight? And is there any side effects to pulling
that much from his spinal fluid? We are taking this while he is
out for a sleep eeg, does this complicate things?
Any information would be greatly appreciated, thank you for your time.
nervous mother (Kim)
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