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Table 5 Correlation between clinical presenting features and ADA values

From: Use of adenosine deaminase (ADA) to diagnose suspected peritoneal tuberculosis in Rwanda: a cross-sectional study

Clinical features (N = 103)ADA rangeP value
< 39 UI≥39 UI
Abdominal pain33 (45.2%)40 (54.8%)0.17
Abdominal distension51 (49.5%)52 (50.5%)0.97
Fever14 (45.2%)17 (54.8%)0.56
Cough4 (33.3%)8 (66.7%)0.23
Night sweats11 (40.7%)16 (59.3%)0.29
Anorexia17 (42.5%)23 (57.5%)0.26
Weight loss30 (51.7%)28 (48.3%)0.69
Dyspnea3 (27.3%)8 (72.7%)0.12
Lower limb edema15 (46.9%)17 (53.1%)0.67