Role of interferon gamma release assays in childhood tuberculosis.

Abstract

Tuberculosis is one of the leading causes of death from an infectious disease, with 8.8 million incident cases reported in 2010 to the World Health Organization [1]. India accounts for a quarter of the global burden and a significant proportion of deaths. While the actual burden of childhood TB is not known, it is estimated that 15–20% of TB cases in high… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12098-011-0681-9