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2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part B

The diagnostic value of ADA, ADA2, and interferon gamma in pleural fluid in tuberculous pleural effusion


Author(s): Dr. Baburao Eruku and Ch. Praveen Kumar

Abstract:
Introduction: Mycobacterium tuberculosis causes TB, which has been around for a very long time. Droplets may be inhaled and spread the disease from person to person. It's one of the community's most widespread communicable illnesses.
Methods: 105 patients gave their informed permission to participate in the trial. Informed permission was obtained from patients with pleural effusion who presented to the Department of Respiratory Medicine, Chalmeda Anandarao Medical College, Karimnagar, Telangana, India, between January 2019 to August 2019.
Results: Biomarkers and TB pleural effusion diagnosis were examined. Combining tests increased sensitivity but not specificity. Tuberculous pleural effusion causes pleural fluid lymphocytosis. Pleural fluid lymphocyte neutrophil ratio exhibited 87.5% sensitivity and 16.5% specificity. ADA, ADA1, ADA2, and interferon gamma in pleural fluid are examined in TB, cancer, and lymphoma.
Conclusion: Tuberculous pleural effusion is a frequent yet difficult-to-diagnose cause. Pleural fluid biomarkers, assays, and grading systems can diagnose TB effusion, but they cannot replace the gold standard.


DOI: 10.22271/27069567.2019.v1.i2b.433

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Dr. Baburao Eruku, Ch. Praveen Kumar. The diagnostic value of ADA, ADA2, and interferon gamma in pleural fluid in tuberculous pleural effusion. Int J Adv Res Med 2019;1(2):168-172. DOI: 10.22271/27069567.2019.v1.i2b.433
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