Diagnostic value of enzyme-linked immunospot assay using CFP10/ESAT6 fusion protein as antigen in spinal tuberculosis.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To establish a method of detecting spinal tuberculosis (TB) infection by enzyme-linked immunospot (ELlSPOT) assay and evaluate the value of CFP10/ESAT6 fusion protein for diagnosis of spinal TB. METHODS Suspected spinal TB patients were prospectively recruited in two hospitals (First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Traditional… (More)
DOI: 10.3881/j.issn.1000-503X.2015.01.008

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