A study on bacteriological profile of pleural effusion and study on adenosine deaminase level in the diagnosis of tuberculous and non tuberculous pleural effusion.

Mala, M (2016) A study on bacteriological profile of pleural effusion and study on adenosine deaminase level in the diagnosis of tuberculous and non tuberculous pleural effusion. Masters thesis, Madras Medical College.

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Abstract

The incidence of pleural infection continues to rise worldwide. Identifying the causative organism is important to guide antimicrobial therapy. The bacteriology of pleural infection is complex and has changed over time Diagnosis of Tuberculous pleural effusion by culure , biopsy is time consuming. Screening test to identify TB pleural effusion needed Physicians need to know the local prevalence of microorganism and their antibiotic susceptibility pattern in Pleural effusion. ADA estimation can be done for diagnosis for Tuberculous pleural effusion in India where TB is prevalent and highly morbid,as an initial screening test

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pleural effusion; Bacteriological profile; Adenosine deaminase; Tuberculous pleural effusion
Subjects: MEDICAL > Microbiology
Depositing User: Punitha K
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 12:00
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2017 05:58
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/205

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