Predictive Role of Serum Tumor Markers in Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

  title={Predictive Role of Serum Tumor Markers in Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis},
  author={Jingjing Ma and Dan Xia and Jing Hu and Rui Fu and Lijun Xu and Ying Zhang and Mengying Zhang and LI Benhe and Jianghua Yang and Yufeng Wen},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of public health},
BACKGROUND The diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) is complicated and time-consuming currently. There was association of PTB with serum tumor markers. In this study we aimed to evaluate the predictive role of serum CA125, CA199 and CEA as diagnostic tools for PTB. METHODS This study was designed as a case-control study with 565 subjects who visited the Yijishan Hospital from Jun to Dec in 2014.This case-control study matched as for age and sex with 113 cases and 452 controls. Serum… CONTINUE READING
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