Performance of QuantiFERON TB in a student population at low risk of tuberculosis.

Introduction Every year throughout the world, eight million new cases of tuberculosis (TB) are identified, and most of these individuals are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) [1]. One third of the world’s population is infected with MTB and they constitute a reservoir of infection. Eighty percent of all cases worldwide occur in 22 highburden… CONTINUE READING