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Pleural Fluid

Adenosine Deaminase (ADA)



    • Significance

    • Elevated ADA in pleural fluid is classically associated with tuberculosis.
    • Causes of Elevated ADA in Pleural Fluid

    • Tuberculous effusion
    • Rheumatoid pleuritis
    • Empyema
Last updated on November 10th, 2017