The utility of cerebrospinal fluid parameters in the early microbiological assessment of meningitis
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 05/25/2012White K et al.
A WCC of <25 × 106/L was found to be optimal for excluding cryptococcal meningitis and a WCC of <10 × 106 for excluding viral meningitis. Decreased glucose concentration was found to be a poor indicator of the aetiological agent.
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