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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

Print version ISSN 0004-282XOn-line version ISSN 1678-4227

Abstract

LIVRAMENTO, Jose Antonio  and  MACHADO, Luis dos Ramos. The history of cerebrospinal fluid analysis in Brazil. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 2013, vol.71, n.9B, pp.649-652. ISSN 0004-282X.  https://doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20130143.

Analysis on cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in neurological diagnosis has always been considered to be a strong point among the main complementary examinations in Brazil. The present paper reviews the main events in the history of CSF in the neurological sciences, with emphasis on the founders of several CSF schools in our country from the beginning of the 20th century to the present time.

Keywords : cerebrospinal fluid; history; CSF laboratories in Brazil; líquido cefalorraquidiano; história; laboratórios de LCR no Brasil.

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