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Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 64–64 | Cite as

T-SPOT™.TB: An In Vitro Diagnostic Assay Measuring T-Cell Reaction to Mycobacterium tuberculosis-Specific Antigens

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Keywords

Tuberculosis Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Tuberculin Skin Test ELISPOT Assay Latent Tuberculosis Infection 
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References

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    Ewer K, Deeks J, Alvarez L, et al. Comparison of T-cell-based assay with tuberculin skin test for diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in a school tuberculosis outbreak. Lancet 2003 Apr 5; 361(9364): 1168–73PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Brock I, Weldingh K, Lillebaek T, et al. Comparison of tuberculin skin test and new specific blood test in tuberculosis contacts. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004 Apr 15; 170: 65–9PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter D. O. Davies
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  1. 1.Tuberculosis Research and Resources UnitCardiothoracic CentreLiverpoolEngland

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