Performance of the Interferon Gamma Release Assays in Tuberculosis Disease in Children Five Years Old or Less

Abstract

Interferon Gamma Release Assays (IGRAs) were developed for the indirect or immunologic diagnosis of tuberculosis infection; however, they have also been used to assist in difficult to diagnose cases of tuberculosis disease in adults, and to a lesser extent, in children, especially in those under 5 years old. We evaluated the utility of using an IGRA in… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143820

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