Diagnostic Value of Adenosine Deaminase Level for the Differential Diagnosis of Tuberculosis and Malignancy in Exudative Lymphocytic Pleurisy


Altinsoy B., YALÇINSOY M. , ÜNVER E., Gungor S., Mihmanli A., Akkaya E.

ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.17, ss.59-63, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/imj.2016.34735
  • Dergi Adı: ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.59-63

Özet

Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic performance of adenosine deaminase (ADA) levels in patients with exudative lymphocytic pleurisy for the differential diagnosis of tuberculous pleurisy (TBP) and malignant pleural effusion (MPE).