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Cerebrospinal fluid culture: A cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) culture is a test to determine if microorganisms have infected the cerebrospinal fluid, which lubricates the spinal cord; the CSF is removed by lumbar puncture (spinal tap) and tested for growth of bacteria, viruses, or fungi.
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