A field trial evaluating the Quantiferon Gold tuberculosis tube test in an endemic population.

Abstract

The Quantiferon Gold tuberculosis tube test is a sensitive and specific way to diagnosis latent and active tuberculosis. The test is easy to administer and potentially can be used under field conditions and in a remote analytical laboratory. We screened an endemic population under field conditions and transferred our specimens via express mail to a distant… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.03.020

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@article{Spence2011AFT, title={A field trial evaluating the Quantiferon Gold tuberculosis tube test in an endemic population.}, author={Michael Spence and David Sibert and Lisa Fleischer and Adam Birks}, journal={American journal of infection control}, year={2011}, volume={39 1}, pages={79-80} }