A potential role for nitric oxide pathway in tuberculous pleural effusion


Elgun S., Kacmaz B., Durak I.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TUBERCULOSIS AND LUNG DISEASE, vol.9, no.3, pp.339-343, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TUBERCULOSIS AND LUNG DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.339-343

Abstract

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.