Abstract: A Study of the Combined Usefulness of Pleural Fluid Lymphocytes / Neutrophil Ratio and ADA Value in the Diagnosis of Tuberculous Pleural Effusion
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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021

A Study of the Combined Usefulness of Pleural Fluid Lymphocytes / Neutrophil Ratio and ADA Value in the Diagnosis of Tuberculous Pleural Effusion

Dr. Shashibushan B. L., Dr Nagaraja C., Dr. Reshma B. V.

The present study was conducted from January 2019 to march 2020 in the SDSTRC AND RGICD, Hospital, BANGALORE. Observational study was design, with a sample size of 80. The data for this study was collected from 80 patients of pleural effusion fulfilling the inclusion/exclusion criteria admitted in SDSTRC and RGICD Hospital, BANGALORE using a proforma specially designed for the study. For tuberculous pleural effusion, diagnosis was made by demonstration of AFB in pleural fluid/sputum and/or ADA >40U/L and L/N ratio >0.75 in pleural fluid. In non-tuberculous pleural effusion evaluation was done for Exudative pleural fluid effusion.

Keywords: ADA, Adeninine deaminase, LDH, lactate dehydrogenase, TB, tuberculosis

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021

Pages: 828 - 830

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Dr. Shashibushan B. L., Dr Nagaraja C., Dr. Reshma B. V., "A Study of the Combined Usefulness of Pleural Fluid Lymphocytes / Neutrophil Ratio and ADA Value in the Diagnosis of Tuberculous Pleural Effusion", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SR21715103856, Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021, 828 - 830

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