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An 8-month-old girl is brought to the emergency department by her parents who are worried about her high fever. Her temperature is 38.8°C (101.8°F). Blood work is ordered to rule out sepsis and a lumbar puncture is performed. Viral meningitis is suspected. Which of the following cerebrospinal fluid tests is most appropriate in accurately diagnosing the patient?