Presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis at Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad.

  title={Presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis at Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad.},
  author={Rizwan Aziz and Abdur Rab Khan and Iftikhar Qayum and Modood ul Mannan and Muhammad Tariq Hamayun Khan and Nisar Ali Khan},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  volume={14 1},
BACKGROUND Pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) may be easily confused with other chest diseases during its initial presentation. This study was carried out to identify presenting clinical and laboratory features that differentiate PTB from other diseases and to correlate clinical features and laboratory findings. METHODS This study was carried out at the Department of Pulmonology, Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad, from September 1999 to December 2000. A total of 46 patients were included in the… CONTINUE READING
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