Comparison of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus and QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube Interferon-γ Release Assays in Patients at Risk for Tuberculosis and in Healthcare Workers.

Abstract

The QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus (QFT-Plus; Qiagen, Germantown, MD) interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA) received FDA-clearance in 2017 and will replace the prior version of the assay, the QFT-Gold In Tube (QFT-GIT). Here, we compared performance of the QFT-Plus assay to the QFT-GIT version in a diverse patient population, including patients undergoing… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00614-18

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