Advances in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Infection

@inproceedings{Guilln2011AdvancesIT,
  title={Advances in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Infection},
  author={Miguel Arias Guill{\'e}n},
  year={2011}
}
a b s t r a c t One-third of the world-wide population currently presents latent tuberculosis infection (LTI). In Spain, TB is situated as the third disease of mandatory notification. The standard technique for the diagnosis of ITL is the tuberculin test (PPD), although its most important drawback is its specificity since the proteins used are not specific for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In recent years, research has been done and new diagnostic methods have been approved based on the in vitro… CONTINUE READING

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