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Results for CSF Gram Stain

Component Results
Component         Your Value
GS                  Cytospin gram stain shows:
                                 Moderate RBC's
                                 Rare WBC's
                                 No organisms seen
Final                  No growth at 5 days

I have half of my health care team convinced I have MS and the other half not so much.  Are these results normal or indicative of MS?
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It looks like they were looking for infection, either bacterial or viral. I've never had this lab work done, though it's possible they were just trying to rule some things out. But this is not a test that will directly tell anyone about a condition like MS.
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