Volume 26, Number 9—September 2020
Encephalopathy and Encephalitis Associated with Cerebrospinal Fluid Cytokine Alterations and Coronavirus Disease, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2020
|Characteristic||Patient 1||Patient 2||Patient 3|
|Brainstem reflexes affected||All||Corneal gag||Oculocephalic|
|Withdrawal to pain
|CSF findings, reference value|
|Opening pressure, 10–20 cm H2O
|% Neutrophils, 0%–6%||51||75||0|
|% Lymphocytes, 40%–80%||10||25||0|
|% Macrophages 15%–45%
|Glucose, 40–70, mg/dL||40||111||88|
|Protein, 15–45, mg/dL||>200||37||21|
*CSF, cerebrospinal fluid.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
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