Clinical Relevance of Interferon-Gamma Release Assay versus Tuberculin Skin Testing for Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients  .
There is no gold standard method for detecting latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in end stage renal disease (ESRD), the use of tuberculin skin test(TST) remains controversial due to its high rate of false results, new interferon gamma release assays have been developed for diagnosing LTBI as the QuantiFERON-TB Gold test(QFT-G). The aim of this work was to evaluate the value ... إقراء المزيد