Role of Soluble Interleukin-2 Receptor Levels in Patients with Latent Tuberculosis


Serum soluble interleukin-2 receptor (sIL-2R) serves as a marker of disease activity in patients with tuberculosis (TB). However, little is known about its role in latent TB. The aim of this study was to assess the levels of sIL-2R in patients with latent TB and correlate them with the purified protein derivate (PPD) test results. Patients with a diagnosis… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00408-005-2558-2

2 Figures and Tables


  • Presentations referencing similar topics