Comparison of the QuantiFERON-TB and tuberculin skin test for detection of latent tuberculosis infection in cancer patients in a developing country

Cancer patients have an increased risk of reactivation of latent tuberculosis infection. It is unknown which strategy on screening should be used in this population in developing countries. We aimed to determine the concordance between the tuberculin skin test (TST) and QuantiFERON®-TB (QFT) assay i...

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Main Authors: Javier Leonardo Galindo, Adriana Catalina Galeano, David Alfonso Suarez-Zamora, Ana Milena Callejas, Mónica Patricia Caicedo-Verástegui, Darío Londoño, Luis Gerardo García-Herreros, Aylen Vanessa Ospina-Serrano, Alfredo Saavedra, Plutarco Garcíaherreros, Diana María Palacios, Margarita Baldión
Format: Article
Published: European Respiratory Society 2019-10-01
Series:ERJ Open Research
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