Diagnosis of Osteoarticular - Solution is in Peripheral Blood!!
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Jyoti Prakash
Institute of Medical Sciences
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: January 30, 2016 Accepted Date: February 17, 2016 Published Date: February 27, 2016
Citation: Prakash J (2016) Diagnosis of Osteoarticular - Solution is in Peripheral Blood!! J Microb Biochem Technol 8:107-109. doi: 10.4172/1948-5948.1000271
Copyright: © 2016 Prakash J. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Osteoarticular tuberculosis, a cause of deformity and lifelong disability is usually neglected due to major emphasis on open cases of pulmonary tuberculosis in almost all the developing countries. However, it needs to be detected and treated early. Approximately 10% of tuberculous infections are extrapulmonary, and 10% of such infections involve the musculoskeletal system.