Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 9th, 2003
"The effectiveness and success of antituberculosis therapy is mainly measured by its ability to identify the organism in the sputum," scientists in Turkey explained. "In certain cases, available tuberculosis tests are not satisfactory and do not provide enough information on the effectiveness of antituberculosis therapy."
"Copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), and selenium (Se) are the essential elements that play a crucial role in the immune system. The serum levels of these elements vary in many diseases including tuberculosis," noted T.U. Ciftci and colleagues at Gazi...
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