Does having positive results on Vibrant's Neural Zoomer Infection panel indicate infection?

Neurological infections encompass a large variety of conditions that invade and affect the nervous system. Despite advances in therapy and the development of early detection techniques, many of these conditions can cause severe, chronic and even life-threatening problems for those affected by them. The most common neurological infections are encephalitis (an inflammation of the brain, which can be caused by either bacteria or virus) or meningitis (an inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord, which can be caused by either bacteria or virus). Serum serological methods are widely used in the diagnosis of infection, however cerebrospinal fluid samples remain the gold standard for diagnosis of neurological infections. Serological results of infection should be carefully interpreted in combination with clinical findings for a diagnosis of active, chronic, or persistent infection.

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