Journal of Pure and Applied MicrobiologyVol. 9 No. 1

Studies on Clinical Parameters of Patients Suffering from Pulmonary Tuberculosis

N. Manohar Reddy

Department of Physics, S.V. Degree College (S.V.Colleges), Kadapa - 516 003, India.

Received on 21 October 2014 and accepted on 28 November 2014



Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB) is a common disease in developing countries and efforts have been made to diagnose patients presenting complex hematological and biochemical picture. The paper presents the data on HB, ESR and RBC count of blood of patients suffering from Tuberculosis. This study was aimed at providing information on hematological changes in pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) infection. Results showed significantly lower values of hemoglobin concentration (Hb), RBC count and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is very high in pulmonary tuberculosis patients compared with normal.

Keywords : Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, RBC count, Diseased blood, Tuberculosis.