May - 2024 (Volume-14 ~ Issue-5)

Paper Type


Research Paper



The Ratio of Monocyte to Lymphocyte in Peripheral Blood as a Predictor of Tuberculosis






Dr. Anupriya, Dr. Yelda Vyas, Dr. Madhvi Sanwelka, Dr. Sima Chauhan

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Introduction Tuberculosis is caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis and is the most contagious disease of developing countries. This infection causes many hematological changes, out of which, one is monocyte to lymphocyte count ratio alteration.Therefore, we did this research to prove that the ratio of monocytes to lymphocytes can be used as a predictor of tuberculosis diseases...........

KEYWORDS Tuberculosis, Monocytes, Lymphocytes, Culture, Acid fast bacilli

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