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

Abstract

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

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