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Pulmonary tuberculosis induces a systemic hypercoagulable state.

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OBJECTIVES: Human tuberculosis (TB) remains an important cause of death globally. Bangladesh is one of the most affected countries. We aimed to investigate the impact of pulmonary TB on pro- and anticoagulant mechanisms. METHODS: This prospective study was conducted in Chittagong, Bangladesh. We performed an in-depth analysis of coagulation activation and inhibition in plasma obtained from 64 patients with primary lung TB and 11 patients with recurrent lung TB and compared these with 37 healt...

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10.1016/j.jinf.2014.10.006

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Journal of infection More from this journal
Publication date:
2014-10-01
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1532-2742
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0163-4453
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English
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2015-01-22

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