International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Gynaecology | India | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015

Prevalence of Endometrial Tuberculosis in Infertility Cases

Dr. A. Shanti Sri | Dr.Nazia Khannum | Dr.P.Padmaja | Dr.Frsha.N.Taraporewalla

Abstract: AIM OF THE STUDY To study the prevalence of endometrial tuberculosis in infertility cases. MATERIALS AND METHODS A one year prospective study was carried out at Dept of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Princess Esra Hospital, DCMS, Hyderabad from Jan 2014 to Dec 2014. Endometrial curettings obtained from 100 cases of primary and secondary infertility were included. The diagnosis of endometrial tuberculosis was made on histological grounds with H & E stained slides, Z-N staining for AFB positivity, PCR by nucleic acid amplification, culture of AFB on solid L J medium and liquid culture by BACTEC method. RESULTS 12 cases of tuberculous endometritis were diagnosed.

Keywords: Genital Tuberculosis, Female infertility

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,

Pages: 278 - 279

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