Interferon-gamma Release Tests

Known as: Interferon-gamma Release Assays, Release Assay, Interferon-gamma, Assay, Interferon-gamma Release 
The assay of INTERFERON-GAMMA released from lymphocytes after their exposure to a specific test antigen, to check for IMMUNOLOGIC MEMORY resulting… (More)
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Identification and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) can substantially reduce the risk of developing active… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Test accuracy of interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) for diagnosing TB differs when using older or precommercial tools and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Data are lacking on the performance of interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) in children. Although IGRAs are recommended for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND The sensitivity of whole-blood interferon-gamma release assays to detect or predict active tuberculosis in individuals… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
RATIONALE The optimal strategy for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection is controversial. Adoption of a two-step… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE Interferon-gamma release assays (IGRA) are now available alternatives to tuberculin skin testing (TST) for detection of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
RATIONALE Although interferon (IFN)-gamma release assays are approved for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis (TB) is challenging. The widely used tuberculin skin test (TST) may produce… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The sensitivity of an interferon-gamma assay (Quantiferon-TB Gold; Cellestis) was evaluated for the detection of tuberculosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
By S. M. UPPALA1, P. W. KÅLLBERG1, A. J. SIMMONS1∗, U. ANDRAE1, V. DA COSTA BECHTOLD1, M. FIORINO2, J. K. GIBSON1, J. HASELER1, A… (More)
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