A potential role for nitric oxide pathway in tuberculous pleural effusion


Elgun S., Kacmaz B., Durak I.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TUBERCULOSIS AND LUNG DISEASE, cilt.9, sa.3, ss.339-343, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TUBERCULOSIS AND LUNG DISEASE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.339-343

Özet

SETTING: Tuberculous pleural effusion leads to an immune response involving mainly immune and mesothelial cells. Nitric oxide (NO) produced by these cells may have antimycobacterial effects against Mycobacterium tuberculosis.