Comparative study between using QuantiFERON and tuberculin skin test in diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection

Aim: Study degree of sensitivity and specificity of IFN-γ as QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube assay in diagnosis of tuberculosis instead of tuberculin test. Subjects and methods: Forty patients were included in this study subdivided into two groups. First included 20 patients with sputum positive for tub...

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Main Authors: Sohair A. Abdel-Samea, Yasser Mahmoud Ismail, Sahar Mohamed A. Fayed, Ahmad Abdelsadek Mohammad
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2013-01-01
Series:Egyptian Journal of Chest Disease and Tuberculosis
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