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Biomarkers of latent TB infection

Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine

May 19, 2010

Morten Ruhwald, Pernille Ravn

Abstract

For the last 100 years, the tuberculin skin test (TST) has been the only diagnostic tool available for latent TB infection (LTBI) and no biomarker per se is available to diagnose the presence of LTBI. With the introduction of M. tuberculosis-specific IFN-gamma release assays (IGRAs), a ...read more

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Tuberculosis, Meningeal
Chemokine
Latent Tuberculosis
Monocytes
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tuberculin Test
In Vitro [Publication Type]
Communicable Diseases
Immunodiagnosis
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Biomarkers of latent TB infection

Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine

May 19, 2010

Morten Ruhwald, Pernille Ravn

PMID: 20477330

DOI: 10.1586/ers.09.31

Abstract

For the last 100 years, the tuberculin skin test (TST) has been the only diagnostic tool available for latent TB infection (LTBI) and no biomarker per se is available to diagnose the presence of LTBI. With the introduction of M. tuberculosis-specific IFN-gamma release assays (IGRAs), a ...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Tuberculosis, Meningeal
Chemokine
Latent Tuberculosis
Monocytes
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tuberculin Test
In Vitro [Publication Type]
Communicable Diseases
Immunodiagnosis

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