Latent Tuberculosis

Known as: Latent Tuberculosis Infection, Tuberculosis Infections, Latent, Infection, Latent Tuberculosis 
The dormant form of TUBERCULOSIS where the person shows no obvious symptoms and no sign of the causative agent (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) in the… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
High Ag load in chronic viral infections has been associated with impairment of Ag-specific T cell responses; however, the… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Th1 CD4(+) T cells and their derived cytokines are crucial for protection against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Using… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Tuberculosis control relies on the identification and preventive treatment of individuals who are latently infected with… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Immunocompromised persons infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) have increased risk of tuberculosis (TB… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
RATIONALE Numerous studies have been published on the new Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB)-specific IFN-gamma release assays… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE To analyse the performance of a new M. tuberculosis-specific interferon gamma (IFNgamma) assay in patients with chronic… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the causes of new cases of active tuberculosis (ATB) in patients treated with tumor necrosis factor (TNF… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
RATIONALE There is currently no available test for monitoring the effect of treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) to… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Identifying persons with latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is crucial to the goal of TB elimination. A whole-blood… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
SUGGESTED CITATION Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Targeted tuberculin testing and treatment of latent tuberculosis… (More)
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