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

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 7)

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Page : 828-830

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

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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 greater than40U/L and L/N ratio greater than0.75 in pleural fluid. In non-tuberculous pleural effusion evaluation was done for Exudative pleural fluid effusion.

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