Is IP-10 a better biomarker for active and latent tuberculosis in children than IFNgamma?

The blood based interferon-gamma release assays (IGRA) for the diagnosis of tuberculosis do not discriminate between active TB disease and latent TB infection (LTBI). The search for distinguishing biomarkers therefore continues, as the accurate diagnosis of tuberculosis is particularly challenging i...

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Main Authors: Elizabeth Whittaker, Andrea Gordon, Beate Kampmann
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2008-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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