Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in miliary tuberculosis

Sharma, S. K. ; Pande, J. N. ; Verma, K. (1988) Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in miliary tuberculosis Tubercle, 69 (3). pp. 175-178. ISSN 0041-3879

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We report bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) cellular analysis in eight patients with miliary tuberculosis. The total cell count and lymphocytes count of BAL fluid were significantly increased and the alveolar macrophage count was significantly decreased in patient with miliary tuberculosis compared to normal subjects. Epithelioid cell granulomas were seen in BAL fluid in two patients.

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