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Research Article

Mean Platelet Volume in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection

Table 1

Characteristics of the 221 patients with positive Mycobacterium tuberculosis cultures and 143 individuals for control.

Total number of patients221143
Mean age (range)55.86 (11–96) years44.00 (13–71) years
Correlation between MPV and agerho = −0.067, rho = 0.235,
Male : female138 : 8372 : 71
Types of specimens culturedN/A
 Sputum189
 Bronchial fluid9
 Pleural fluid8
 Urine 4
  Catheter3
  Random1
 Pericardial fluid2
 Wound2
 Others7

Cerebrospinal fluid, joint fluid, pus, and so forth.
By Spearman’s coefficient of rank correlation.
N/A, not applicable.

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