spinal tap

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    Utility of testing cerebrospinal fluid for pathogens, etc?

    Is there any use in getting a spinal tap to have spinal fluid tested to help determine root cause of illness. I have heard/read of different labs being able to test for things like Lyme, MS, glucose, protein, cell count, viruses, bacteria, fungus, parasites, all in spinal fluid. I have still be...