Comparison of the tuberculin skin test and Quanti-FERON-TB Gold In-Tube (QFT-G) test for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in dialysis patients

Summary: Dialysis patients are more likely than the general population to develop active tuberculosis (TB). In these patients, the availability of a highly sensitive and specific test to diagnose latent TB will ensure earlier treatment and decreased progression to active disease. In the current stud...

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Main Authors: Hamdan Al Jahdali, Anwar E. Ahmed, Hanan H. Balkhy, Salim Baharoon, Fayez F. Al Hejaili, Ali Hajeer, Ziad Memish, Salih Binsalih, Abdullah A. Al Sayyari
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2013-06-01
Series:Journal of Infection and Public Health
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