At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To help identify cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) fluid leaking from the skull.
When to Get Tested?
If there is a watery discharge from your nose or ear (rhinorrhoea or otorrhoea) after you have suffered a skull fracture or after brain surgery.
A sample of the suspicious watery discharge is collected into a plastic tube and at the same time a blood sample is also collected.