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Heparin-binding-hemagglutinin-induced IFN-gamma release as a diagnostic tool for latent tuberculosis

PloS One

Oct 3, 2007

Jean-Michel HougardyFrançoise Mascart

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The detection of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is a major component of tuberculosis (TB) control strategies. In addition to the tuberculosis skin test (TST), novel blood tests, based on in vitro release of IFN-gamma in response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific antigens ESAT...read more

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Cell Secretion
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Latent Infection
Blood Specimen
QUANTIFERON-TB GOLD
Purified Protein Derivative of Tuberculin
Animal Lectins
Isohemagglutinins
Infliximab
Heparin
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Heparin-binding-hemagglutinin-induced IFN-gamma release as a diagnostic tool for latent tuberculosis

PloS One

Oct 3, 2007

Jean-Michel HougardyFrançoise Mascart

PMID: 17912342

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000926

Abstract

The detection of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is a major component of tuberculosis (TB) control strategies. In addition to the tuberculosis skin test (TST), novel blood tests, based on in vitro release of IFN-gamma in response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific antigens ESAT...read more

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Cell Secretion
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Latent Infection
Blood Specimen
QUANTIFERON-TB GOLD

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