Whole-blood interferon-gamma assay for the diagnosis of tuberculosis infection in an unselected Greek population.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Although QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT-G) has been approved for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), there are limited data regarding its performance in routine clinical practice. The aim of this study was to compare QFT-G 'In Tube' results, based on stimulation with Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific antigens, with… CONTINUE READING