IMPORTANCE OF LIPOARABINOMANNAN (LAM) IN THE DIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT OF PACIENTS WITH TB / HIV


  • M. Gamaniuc State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemiţanu”, Republic of Moldova
  • A. Vinevschi State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemiţanu”, Republic of Moldova
Keywords: Lipoarabinomannan (LAM), TBC, M.tuberculosis, TB LAM.

Abstract

IMPORTANCE OF LIPOARABINOMANNAN (LAM) IN THE DIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT OF PACIENTS WITH TB / HIV

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Published
2019-11-07
How to Cite
Gamaniuc, M., & Vinevschi, A. (2019). IMPORTANCE OF LIPOARABINOMANNAN (LAM) IN THE DIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT OF PACIENTS WITH TB / HIV. Biological Markers in Fundamental and Clinical Medicine (scientific Journal), 3(1), 35-36. https://doi.org/10.29256/v.03.01.2019.escbm20
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