The identification of tuberculosis biomarkers in human urine samples.

@article{Young2014TheIO,
  title={The identification of tuberculosis biomarkers in human urine samples.},
  author={Brandy L Young and Zandile Mlamla and Putuma P Gqamana and Salome Smit and Teri Roberts and Jonathan Grant Peter and Grant Theron and Ureshnie Govender and Keertan Dheda and Jonathan M Blackburn},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1719-29}
}
We aimed to determine whether shotgun proteomic approaches could be used to identify tuberculosis (TB)-specific biomarkers in the urine of well-characterised patients with active TB versus no TB. Patients with suspected TB (n=63) were classified as: definite TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis positive culture, n=21); presumed latent-TB infection (LTBI) (M… CONTINUE READING