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Qualifier in English: cerebrospinal fluid
Qualifier in Spanish: líquido cefalorraquídeo
Qualifier in Portuguese: líquido cefalorraquidiano
Qualifier in French: liquide cérébrospinal
Scope note: Used for the presence or analysis of substances in the cerebrospinal fluid; also for examination of or changes in cerebrospinal fluid in disease states.
Annotation: subhead only; for "in cerebrospinal fluid" or "cerebrospinal fluid in" animals or diseases; includes the presence of cells & endogenous & exogenous chemical substances; not for the presence of microbes or parasites in the cerebrospinal fluid in disease ( = /microbiology or /parasitology); see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.12; DF: /csf or /CF
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/CF or CF (SH) or SUBS APPLY CF
History Note: 67; used with Category C, D & F 1967-74; B2, C, D & F3 1975-86; B2, C, D, F3, AGING, CLIMACTERIC+, INFANT, NEWBORN+, PREGNANCY+, PREGNANCY, ANIMAL+, PUBERTY+ & PUERPERIUM+ 1987; B2, C, D, F3, AGING, CLIMACTERIC+, INFANT, NEWBORN+, PREGNANCY+, PREGNANCY, ANIMAL+, PUBERTY+, PUERPERIUM+ & SMOKING 1989; B2, C, D1-24 & F3 1990 forward
Entry Version: CSF
Abbreviation: CF
DeCS UI: 22043
Descriptor UI: Q000134
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2003/07/22
cerebrospinal fluid - Preferred
Concept UI M0030318
Scope note Used for the presence or analysis of substances in the cerebrospinal fluid; also for examination of or changes in cerebrospinal fluid in disease states.
Preferred term cerebrospinal fluid



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