Can immune parameters be used as predictors to distinguish between pulmonary multidrug-resistant and drug-sensitive tuberculosis?


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Kiran B., Cagatay T., Clark P., Kosar F., Cagatay P. , Yurt S., ...Daha Fazla

ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, cilt.6, ss.77-82, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5114/aoms.2010.13511
  • Dergi Adı: ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.77-82

Özet

Introduction: Despite the development and wide implementation of Directly Observed Therapy Strategies (DOTS), multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) remains a serious global health threat. In this study, the role of host immune response in patients with MDR-TB is investigated and compared with that of patients with smear-positive drug-sensitive tuberculosis (SP-TB)