Reviews on ADA & IFN-gamma for Extra-Pulmonary TB

Goto M, Noguchi Y, Koyama H, Hira K, Shimbo T, et al. (2003) Diagnostic value of adenosine deaminase in tuberculous pleural effusion: a meta-analysis. Ann Clin Biochem 40: 374-381. [Link]

Greco S, Girardi E, Masciangelo R, Capoccetta GB, Saltini C (2003) Adenosine deaminase and interferon gamma measurements for the diagnosis of tuberculous pleurisy: a meta-analysis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7: 777-786. [Link]

Tuon FF, Litvoc MN, Lopes MI (2006) Adenosine deaminase and tuberculous pericarditis–a systematic review with meta-analysis. Acta Trop 99: 67-74. [Link]

Riquelme A, Calvo M, Salech F, Valderrama S, Pattillo A, et al. (2006) Value of adenosine deaminase (ADA) in ascitic fluid for the diagnosis of tuberculous peritonitis: a meta-analysis. J Clin Gastroenterol 40: 705-710. [Link]

Jiang J, Shi HZ, Liang QL (2007) Diagnostic value of interferon-g in tuberculous pleurisy: a meta-analysis. Chest 131: 1133-1141. [Link]

Liang QL, Shi HZ, Wang K, Qin SM, Qin XJ (2008) Diagnostic accuracy of adenosine deaminase in tuberculous pleurisy: A meta-analysis. Respir Med 102: 744-754. [Link]

Dinnes J, Deeks J, Kunst H, Gibson A, Cummins E, et al. (2007) A systematic review of rapid diagnostic tests for the detection of tuberculosis infection. Health Technol Assess 11: 1-196. [Link]

Tuon F, Higashino H, Lopes M, Litvoc M, Atomiya A, Antonangelo L, Leite O. (2010) Adenosine deaminase and tuberculosis meningitis – A systematic review with meta-analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases 42: 198-207. [Link]

Xu H-B, Jiang R-H, Li L, Sha W, Xiao H-P. (2010) Diagnostic value of adenosine deaminase in cerebrospinal fluid for tuberculous meningitis: a meta-analysis. Int J Lung Dis 14(11): 1382-1387. [Link]