Performance of an interferon-gamma release assay for diagnosing latent tuberculosis infection in children.


Newly developed interferon-gamma release assays have become commercially available to detect tuberculosis (TB) infection in adults. However, little is known about their performance in children. We compared test results between the QuantiFERON-TB Gold test (QFT) and tuberculin skin test (TST) in young children living with pulmonary TB patients in Cambodia… (More)


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