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Tuberculosis: diagnosis, management and prevention
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    a role for interferon-gamma in suspected tuberculous pleurisy and in supected tuberculou pericarditi

    Dear Editor,

    In order to widen the scope of diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in children(1), due cognisance should be taken of diagnostic modalities for tuberculous pleural and pericardial disease, previously dealt with under the umbrella of the polymerase chain reaction(PCR) and adenosine deaminase assay(2), but now also dealt with through the medium of the assay of the interferon-gamma content of either of...

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