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Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 8356708, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8356708
Case Report

The Role of PCR in Diagnosis of a Rare Appendicular Tuberculosis and Mini Literature Review

1Pathology Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gezira, P.O. Box 20, Wad Madani, Al Gezira, Sudan
2Pathology Department, Gezira Medical Laboratory, Wad Madani, Al Gezira, Sudan

Received 24 January 2016; Accepted 17 March 2016

Academic Editor: Olga I. Giouleme

Copyright © 2016 Asmerom Tesfamariam Sengal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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