Serum mucoprotein and mucopolysaccharide levels in pulmonary tuberculosis

Seth, Shashi; Lal, Harbans; Seth, S.C. and Saini, S.C. (1985) Serum mucoprotein and mucopolysaccharide levels in pulmonary tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 32 (4). pp. 192-194.

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Abstract

Serum mucoprotein and mucopolysaccharide levels were measured in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis and nontuberculous respiratory diseases. In these patients glucose tolerance was also studied. In tuberculosis both serum mucoprotein and mucopclysaccharide levels were found to be significantly increased. These subjects also showed abnormal glucose tolerance. It is suggested that the increased serum levels of the two constituents may be due to their increased synthesis in these patients. This may have same diagnostic value.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Serum Mucoprotein, Serum mucopolysaccharide, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Non-tuberculous Respiratory Diseases, Glucose Tolerance, Serum
Subjects:Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Blood Glucose
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins > Proteins > Glycoproteins
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Polysaccharides
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
ID Code:2854
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:07 May 2008

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