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The father of a 17-year-old victim had informed the police that a sample had been taken from his daughter by people who claimed they were employees of a hospital and said that the spinal fluid was a necessary part of a medical check-up, which was required for financial assistance for the victim's dowry, Geo News reported on Tuesday.
Nadeem and Sajid, members of a gang involved in extracting spinal fluid, were shifted to Lahore Forensic Laboratory, where they will took a polygraph test, police officials informed media.
It turns out that it is much harder to remove bone marrow from anybody's body than it is to extract spinal fluid which is useful in detecting cancer and meningitis.
Monson's study compared the DNA recipes for antibodies from B cells in the spinal fluid from three types of individuals: people with MS, people with other neurologic diseases and people without a known condition.
Participants had their pulse pressure taken and lumbar punctures to obtain spinal fluid.
George, 50, said he was injured so badly he felt like he had had a stroke and was blowing spinal fluid out of his nose.
The test is not FDA-cleared for use in cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) or any lesions other than vaginal.
A test using spinal fluid to distinguish between memory lapses and the onset of Alzheimer's disease is being developed by doctors from the Technical University Munich.
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej will undergo a surgery to drain excessive spinal fluid that might have affected his brain, the Royal Household Bureau said Monday in a statement.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study showed how analyzing spinal fluid can help to detect Alzheimer's disease at an early stage.
Proteins found in spinal fluid may serve as biomarkers to help doctors distinguish chronic fatigue syndrome from the lingering effects of Lyme disease.