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Risk assessment of tuberculosis in immunocompromised patients. A TBNET study

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Sester, Martina
van Leth, Frank
Bruchfeld, Judith
Bumbacea, Dragos
Cirillo, Daniela M
Dilektasli, Asli Gorek
Domínguez, José
Duarte, Raquel
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Published in American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2014, vol. 190, no. 10, p. 1168-1176
Abstract In the absence of active tuberculosis, a positive tuberculin skin test (TST) or interferon-γ release assay (IGRA) result defines latent infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, although test results may vary depending on immunodeficiency.
Keywords AdultAgedArthritis, Rheumatoid/immunologyCohort StudiesCross-Sectional StudiesFemaleHIV Infections/immunologyHumansImmunocompromised HostInterferon-gamma Release TestsKidney Failure, Chronic/immunologyLatent Tuberculosis/diagnosisMaleMiddle AgedOrgan TransplantationRisk AssessmentStem Cell TransplantationTuberculin Test
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Research group Groupe Gasche-Soccal Paola (958)
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SESTER, Martina et al. Risk assessment of tuberculosis in immunocompromised patients. A TBNET study. In: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2014, vol. 190, n° 10, p. 1168-1176. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:77142

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