Evaluation of 550 QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube and tuberculin skin tests
among immigrant children being screened for latent tuberculosis Q6 infection.
If a person has a significant reaction to the tuberculin skin test
, additional methods can determine if the individual has active TB.
TB test, is one of two Interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) which detect latent TB infection and are replacing the 90-year old tuberculin skin test
currently used for this purpose.
Thinking in three dimensions: a web-based algorithm to aid the interpretation of tuberculin skin test
Her household members were referred to the National Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis for a tuberculin skin test
and further evaluation.
TB assay and tuberculin skin test
for the evaluation of young children at high risk for tuberculosis in a community setting.
The 115-year-old tuberculin skin test
is still the main method of diagnosing latent TB.
The NBA agreed with the ISG that false tuberculin skin test
negatives may result in undetected TB cases remaining in some herds and becoming source of marginal inter-cattle disease transmission.
The existing tuberculin skin test
developed in the 1890s uses injections delivered through six tiny prongs, usually on the forearm, and requires patients to return to their physician to interpret results.
Data from the trial will be evaluated to see if the use of the blood test in conjunction with the Tuberculin skin test
helps to remove infected animals from a herd more rapidly.
7 percent of the passengers later tested positive on the tuberculin skin test
, the authors report.
China's first population-based study of latent TB infection, published in The Lancet, showed that reliance on the 100-year-old tuberculin skin test
has significantly overestimated latent tuberculosis infections in China, while results in the same patients using QIAGEN N.