Utility of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube assay in adult, pulmonary and extrapulmonary, active tuberculosis diagnosis

Background: Tuberculosis remains a public health problem in France and the diagnosis of tuberculosis disease (TB) is sometimes difficult. The aim of this study was to analyse the contribution of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube assay (QFT-GIT) to TB diagnosis. Methods: Sixty patients hospitalized wit...

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Main Authors: Mohammed Azghay, Olivier Bouchaud, Frederic Mechaï, Pascale Nicaise, Olivier Fain, Jérôme Stirnemann
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2016-03-01
Series:International Journal of Infectious Diseases
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971216000059