Usefulness of Interferon-gamma Release Assays in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Infection in Hiv-infected Patients in Bulgaria

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We aimed to evaluate the usefulness of incorporating the result from an IFN-gamma release assay (IGRA) in the algorithm for initial diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) in prospectively enrolled HIV-infected subjects. Ninety HIV-infected subjects with clinical and/or radiological features consistent with a possible diagnosis of active-TB were tested with… (More)

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