Diagnostic performance of whole-blood interferon-γ assay and enzyme-linked immunospot assay for active tuberculosis'.


The aim of this study was to compare the diagnostic performance of 2 interferon-γ release assays, an enzyme-linked immunospot assay (T-SPOT.TB; Oxford Immunotec Ltd., Oxford, UK) and the QuantiFERON-TB Gold in-Tube assay (QFT-GIT; Cellestis Ltd., Carnegie, Australia), in patients with suspected active tuberculosis (TB). From October 2009 to October 2011, a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2011.05.013

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