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Disease Markers
Volume 35 (2013), Issue 5, Pages 311–316
Research Article

Mycobacterial Dormancy Regulon Protein Rv2623 as a Novel Biomarker for the Diagnosis of Latent and Active Tuberculous Meningitis

1Biochemistry Research Laboratory, Central India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bajaj Nagar, Nagpur 440010, India
2Environmental Genomics Unit, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nehru Marg, Nagpur 440020, India

Received 10 June 2013; Revised 28 August 2013; Accepted 29 August 2013

Academic Editor: Silvia Persichilli

Copyright © 2013 Ruchika K. Jain 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.

Supplementary Material

Association of Rv2623 in the CSF level with routine CSF findings was studied using the correlation analysis in TMB, LTBM and control group. We found that correlation pattern between Rv2623 and CSF Total cell count, protein, sugar and sugar/parallel blood sugar ratio were similar in TBM and LTBM group (Supplementary Figures 1-2). In contrast we did not find any correlation between Rv2623 presence and CSF findings in control group (Supplementary Figure 3).

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