Adel Alnaqdy

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the diagnostic utility of interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) and adenosine deaminase (ADA) in tuberculous pleural effusions by determining the best cutoff levels of these two markers for pleural tuberculosis, in the context of the local epidemiological settings in Qatar. METHODS We prospectively studied IFN-γ and ADA levels in the pleural(More)
AIM Determine reference ranges of lymphocyte subsets in healthy Qatari adults. PATIENTS & METHODS Blood samples (n = 150) were investigated using four colors flow cytometery. RESULTS The mean percentage and absolute values of the lymphocyte subsets were: CD3: 73.6 ± 6.1%; 2,072 ± 644 cells/μl; CD4: 41.1 ± 7.9%; 1,167 ± 396 cells/μl; CD8: 33.8 ± 7.1%;(More)
Objective: To study the correlation between enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and immunofluoresencent (IF) anti-dsDNA antibody measurement in different diseases. Patients: One hundred and forty sera from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, n=40), rheumatoid arthritis (RA, n=30), disease control (n=40) and from healthy control subjects(More)
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