Low parathormone levels and hypercalcaemia in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis: relation to radiological extent of disease and tuberculin skin test.

@article{Deniz2005LowPL,
  title={Low parathormone levels and hypercalcaemia in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis: relation to radiological extent of disease and tuberculin skin test.},
  author={Omer Deniz and Ergun Tozkoparan and Arif Yonem and Ferda Çiftçi and Erkan Bozkanat and Erkan Cakir and Omer Ozcan and Yavuz Narin and Hayati Bilgiç and Kudret Ekiz and Necmettin Demirci},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={317-21}
}
AIM We hypothesised that serum calcium (Ca) and parathormone (PTH) levels correlate with radiological extent and that there may also be a relationship between the tuberculin skin test (TST), serum Ca and PTH levels in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB). MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-four patients with active PTB and 33 healthy subjects were enrolled… CONTINUE READING