Tuberculous Pleural Effusions - Diagnostic Testing
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Tuberculous Pleural Effusions - Diagnostic Testing
Pleural fluid culture - Up to 40% sensitivity
Pleural biopsy culture and histopath - 80-95% sensitivity
Pleural fluid PCR - 62% sensitivity
Pleural biopsy PCR - 85.5% sensitivity
ADA - 86-92% sensitivity

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