CSF PROTEIN Test

CSF PROTEIN Test

What is the CSF PROTEIN Test?

CSF PROTEIN Test determines how much protein is in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). CSF is a transparent fluid filling the brain and spinal cord gap.

The CSF protein test measures how much protein is in your CSF. Protein levels that are greater or lower than usual can help your doctor diagnose various diseases. A CSF protein test can also be used to measure spinal fluid pressure.

Why Done? 

This test may be used to help diagnose:

  • Tumours & Infection
  • Nerve inflammation is a condition in which the nerves become inflamed.
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome is a neurological condition that affects people.
  • Vasculitis
  • The presence of blood in the spinal fluid
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects people (MS)

Procedure: 

A spinal tap, also known as a lumbar puncture, collects your cerebrospinal fluid. It's done in a hospital.

How does one prepare for the test? 

If you take blood thinners, tell your doctor. Heparin, warfarin (Coumadin), and aspirin (Bayer). Give your doctor a complete list of your drugs. 

Inform them of any previous back or spinal issues or neurological disorders or conditions. Inform your doctor if your job requires a lot of back work. You may need to miss work on test day.

After your test, you should rest for at least an hour.

Required Documents for CSF PROTEIN Test:

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After Care: 

No particular type of care is required.

Cost of CSF PROTEIN Test in Delhi: 

The CSF PROTEIN Test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centres like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety. 

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