The usefulness of adenosine deaminase in the diagnosis of tuberculous pericarditis O uso da adenosina deaminase no diagnóstico da tuberculose pericárdica

The objective of this study was to evaluate the adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity usefulness in the diagnosis of tuberculous pericarditis (TP), comparing its value with pericardial effusions (PE) caused by other pericardial diseases. A retrospective case-control study was conducted with nine cases...

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Main Authors: Felipe Francisco Tuon, Vivian Iida da Silva, Gisele M. Duboc de Almeida, Leila Antonangelo, Yeh Li Ho
Format: Article
Published: Universidade de São Paulo 2007-06-01
Series:Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo
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