QuantiFERON®-TB gold in-tube performance for diagnosing active tuberculosis in children and adults in a high burden setting

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  • Michala Vaaben Rose
  • Godfather Kimaro
  • Thomas N Nissen
  • Inge Kroidl
  • Michael Hoelscher
  • Bygbjerg, Ib Christian
  • Sayoki G Mfinanga
  • Pernille Ravn
To determine whether QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube (QFT) can contribute to the diagnosis of active tuberculosis (TB) in children in a high-burden setting and to assess the performance of QFT and tuberculin skin test (TST) in a prospective cohort of TB suspect children compared to adults with confirmed TB in Tanzania.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere37851
Issue number7
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

    Research areas

  • Acute Disease, Adolescent, Adult, Age Factors, Child, Child, Preschool, Coinfection, Female, HIV, HIV Infections, Humans, Immunocompromised Host, Infant, Interferon-gamma, Male, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Reagent Kits, Diagnostic, Sensitivity and Specificity, Survival Rate, Tanzania, Tuberculin Test, Tuberculosis, Pulmonary

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