Pleural Tuberculosis

Known as: Tuberculosis, Pleural, Pleurisy, Tuberculous, Tuberculosis, Pleural [Disease/Finding] 
Tuberculosis of the serous membrane lining the thoracic cavity and surrounding the lungs.
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1935-2018
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2011
2011
We prospectively investigated the diagnostic utility of the Xpert MTB/RIF (Mycobacterium tuberculosis/rifampin [RIF] resistance… (More)
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2005
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2005
Presence of early secretory antigenic target-6 (ESAT-6)-specific, interferon- gamma -secreting T cells in blood accurately marks… (More)
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2003
2003
We prospectively evaluated the diagnostic yield of acid-fast bacilli smear and culture for Mycobacterium tuberculosis using… (More)
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2002
2002
Cytokines were measured in patients with pleural effusion and miliary tuberculosis (TB). Patients with pleural effusion had… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
STUDY OBJECTIVES Pleural tuberculosis (TB) is a diagnostic challenge because of its nonspecific clinical presentation and… (More)
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1994
1994
Human immunodeficiency virus infection changes the clinical presentation of tuberculosis infection with atypical radiographs and… (More)
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1993
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1993
Clinical and immunologic evidence suggests that tuberculous pleuritis provides a model to understand protective immune mechanisms… (More)
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1985
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1985
We retrospectively studied the results from thoracenteses and needle biopsies of the pleura performed in 414 patients with… (More)
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1983
1983
Twenty-four cases of pleural tuberculosis (20 active and 4 inactive) were studied with computed tomography (CT). In 14 patients… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity was studied in 221 patients with pleuroperitoneal effusions. Patients were subdivided into the… (More)
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