Progression to active tuberculosis in immunocompromised patients with a positive tuberculosis-specific interferon-gamma release assay result

B. Lange, M. Vavra, W. V. Kern & D. Wagner
Objectives: Whereas tuberculosis-specific interferon gamma-release assays (TIGRA) are known to have predictive value in contact tracing [ref:1], the progression rate to active tuberculosis (TB) in immunocompromised (IC) individuals with a positive TIGRA result is not well known. Methods:[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]