Diagnostic Evaluation of Adenosine Deaminase ( ADA ) Test in the Early Diagnosis of Tuberculous Meningitis

@inproceedings{DesaiDiagnosticEO,
  title={Diagnostic Evaluation of Adenosine Deaminase ( ADA ) Test in the Early Diagnosis of Tuberculous Meningitis},
  author={Jayesh Desai and S. Malek and Navin. I. Shah and Pranay. K. Shah and Parthesh. K. Joshi and Jigna. K. Dave}
}
Objective: tuberculous meningitis (tbM) is the commonest form of neurotuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacilli (MTB). The diagnosis of TBM is often difficult. A reliable, cost effective and rapid diagnostic test, which can be performed in any routine laboratory, could be of help in the diagnosis of TBM. In the present study we measured the adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of TBM and non-TBM patients. Method: ADA activity in CSF was determined… CONTINUE READING

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