Interferon-gamma and immunoglobulins in latent tuberculosis infection.

  title={Interferon-gamma and immunoglobulins in latent tuberculosis infection.},
  author={Renata Zrinski Topi{\'c} and Slavica Dodig and Ivka Zori{\vc}i{\'c}-Letoja},
  journal={Archives of medical research},
  volume={40 2},
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The aim of the present study was to investigate the occupational risk of tuberculosis in health care workers (HCW) at a children's hospital in a middle-income country with an intermediate prevalence of tuberculosis and compulsory bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccination and to assess the association of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) with the concentration of immunoglobulins (IgG, IgA, IgM), C-reactive protein and hematological changes. METHODS Fifty four HCW were divided… CONTINUE READING