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  • Comparative study of RT23 and Merieux tuberculin tested among healthy volunteers 

    Sgountzos, V.; Simopoulou, S.; Kretsou, S.; Sakayianni, K.; Pavlerou, S.; Gourgoulianis, K.; Grigorakos, L. (2009)
    SETTING: Several studies have indicated considerable variability in the biological results of different tuberculin preparations in different geographical areas or even within a single region. OBJECTIVE: To compare the ...
  • Risk Assessment of Tuberculosis in Immunocompromised Patients A TBNET Study 

    Sester, M.; van Leth, F.; Bruchfeld, J.; Bumbacea, D.; Cirillo, D. M.; Dilektasli, A. G.; Dominguez, J.; Duarte, R.; Ernst, M.; Eyuboglu, F. O.; Gerogianni, I.; Girardi, E.; Goletti, D.; Janssens, J. P.; Julander, I.; Lange, B.; Latorre, I.; Losi, M.; Markova, R.; Matteelli, A.; Milburn, H.; Ravn, P.; Scholman, T.; Soccal, P. M.; Straub, M.; Wagner, D.; Wolf, T.; Yalcin, A.; Lange, C.; Tbnet (2014)
    Rationale: In the absence of active tuberculosis, a positive tuberculin skin test (TST) or interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA) result defines latent infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, although test results may ...
  • The value of serum antilipoarabinomannan antibody detection in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis in hemodialysis patients 

    Eleftheriadis, T.; Tsiaga, P.; Antoniadi, G.; Liakopoulos, V.; Kortsaris, A.; Giannatos, E.; Barbutis, K.; Stefanidis, I.; Vargemezis, V. (2005)
    Background The risk for tuberculosis (TB) reactivation in hemodialysis (HD) patients is increased, and screening for latent TB is recommended. The tuberculin skin test (TST) is inaccurate because of the high incidence of ...
  • Whole-blood interferon-gamma assay for the diagnosis of tuberculosis infection in an unselected Greek population 

    Gerogianni, I.; Papala, M.; Klapsa, D.; Zinzaras, E.; Petinaki, E.; Gourgoulianis, K. I. (2008)
    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 ...