Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 9th, 2001
N. Chierakul and colleagues at Mahidol University in Bangkok conducted a study to "evaluate the diagnostic value of antibody detection in serum and in pleural effusion as a marker of tuberculous pleuritis (TBP)." Their results were published in the October 2001 issue of the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.
The odds of correctly differentiating between TBP and other inflammations using antibody tests were...
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