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[Leukocyte elastase in blood plasma from tuberculosis patients and its role in disturbances of blood coagulation regulatory processes].

Authors
  • Dotsenko, V L
  • Spirina, A Ia
  • Makinskiĭ, A I
  • Neshkova, E A
  • Ershikova, Iu E
  • Iarovaia, G A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Voprosy medit︠s︡inskoĭ khimii
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2000
Volume
46
Issue
2
Pages
176–183
Identifiers
PMID: 10885039
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Acuity and severity of tuberculosis process in lung may be characterized by high activity of leukocyte elastase. Degranulating activity of neutrophils and releasing of elastase are the reason of AT III deficiency and increasing of intravascular coagulating activity in tuberculosis patients.

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