Image of the Week: Green cerebrospinal fluid

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This cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is green due to a ventriculoperitoneal shunt infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The bacteria produces pigments that combine to produce its distinctive color. Management often includes antibiotic therapy and removal of the shunt. A new shunt can be placed once the CSF is sterile. Learn more about this case and join the conversation on Figure 1.

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