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Combined Immune Parameters and X-ray data in Early Prediction of Anti-Tuberculosis Chemotherapy Response
EP20083
Poster Title: Combined Immune Parameters and X-ray data in Early Prediction of Anti-Tuberculosis Chemotherapy Response
Submitted on 19 Dec 2013
Author(s): J.F. Djoba Siawaya, N.B. Bapela, H. Veenstra, M. Kidd, N. Beyers and P. van Helden
Affiliations: University of Stellenbosch
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Abstract: 20 tuberculosis (12 slow-responders and 8 fast responders) patients were treated with directly observed short course anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy. Chest X-ray was performed. sICAM-1 and suPAR were measured in serum by ELISA, TNFRs using the luminex technology. General discrimination analysis on selected analytes gave, 91.66% and 87,50% correctly classify fast responders and slow responder respectively. The support vector machine analysis gave 100% correct classification.Summary: 20 tuberculosis (12 slow-responders and 8 fast responders) patients were treated with directly observed short course anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy. Chest X-ray was performed. sICAM-1 and suPAR were measured in serum by ELISA, TNFRs using the luminex technology. Report abuse »
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