Serum amyloid A protein and C-reactive protein levels in pulmonary tuberculosis: relationship to amyloidosis.

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C-reactive protein and serum amyloid A protein levels were measured in 54 patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. The primary tuberculous complex was associated with an insignificant acute phase response, while post-primary tuberculosis without evidence of lung destruction caused modest increases in C-reactive protein and serum amyloid A protein. In most… (More)

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