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Table 3 Cerebrospinal fluid parameters

From: Pleural effusion as the initial clinical presentation in disseminated cryptococcosis and fungaemia: an unusual manifestation and a literature review

Date: July 4 July 18 August 4
Colour: clear slight turbid clear
WBCs (/μl) 0 70 9
RBCs (/μl) 0 370 7
Pandy’s test slightly positive slightly positive negative
Pressure (mm H2O) ≥400 280 280
Protein (mg/L) 553 244 631
Glucose (mmol/L) <1.11 1.9 3.5
Chlorides (mmol/L) 109 111 118
Smear/Count (/μl)    
Cryptococcus neoformans (+)/580 (+)/1600 (+)/410
  1. WBC white blood cell, RBC red blood cell