Dr. Muhammad Adeel, Dr. Adeena Tahir, Dr. Foha Razi
Introduction and objective: Tuberculosis is one of the commonest communicable diseases in a majority of the developing countries. The main objectives of the study is to analyze the rapid diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis by using serum analysis of patients. Methodology of the study: This cross-sectional study was conducted at Nishtar hospital, Multan during October 2019 to February 2020. In this study 53 children aged from 6 month to 13 years suspected of having tuberculous meningitis were included in the study. Results: A total 53 patients were included in the study. Out of these 53 patients 32 patients were in highly probable TBM group and 18 cases in group II (Probable TBM) and 3 patients belonged to group III (Possible TBM). Out of these 53 patients 27(50.94%) patients were male and 26 (49.05%) female. Conclusion: Hematological and biochemistry parameters are important, simple, and cheaper method in analyzing the pattern of health status among TB patients.