Lumbar puncture for evaluation of latent syphilis in hospitalized patients: High prevalence of cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities unrelated to syphilis Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Chikungunya Fever
  • Urban Population

abstract

  • There was a high prevalence of cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities in hospitalized patients with latent syphilis detected by routine screening. Because of the nonspecificity of the cerebrospinal fluid findings, routine lumbar puncture for such patients appears to contribute little to the treatment of latent syphilis.

publication date

  • July 7, 1995

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinte.155.15.1657

PubMed ID

  • 7618990

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1657

end page

  • 62

volume

  • 155

number

  • 15