An evidence in favour of tuberculosis etiology of Eales disease

Varshney, D.P.; Singhal, K.C. and Siddiqui, M.A. (1978) An evidence in favour of tuberculosis etiology of Eales disease. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 25 (4). pp. 199-202.

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Abstract

The changes observed in serum proteins and their fractions in patients of Eales disease exhibit similarity with those observed in manifest tuber-culosis by various workers. There was no change in total proteins while albumin level decreased and globulins increased thus resulting in the reversal of albumin/globulin ratio. Amongst the fractions of globulins α 1 remain unchanged while α 2, β and y-fractions increased significantly. Albumin/α 2 ratio was also decreased. The prevalence of Eales disease was found more in persons belonging to poor economic status, amongst males and in younger age group. Although many common factors are observed in tuberculosis and Eales disease but more evidence is required to assign it a tuberculous etiology.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Eales disease, Serum Proteins, Tuberculosis Etiology, Albumin level
Subjects:Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins > Proteins > Blood Proteins
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Eye Diseases > Retinal Diseases > Retinal Vasculitis
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins > Proteins > Albumins
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:1895
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:03 January 2007

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