• Africa-wide evaluation of host biomarkers in QuantiFERON supernatants for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis 

      Chegou, Novel N.; Sutherland, Jayne S.; Namuganga, Anna-Ritah; Corstjens, Paul L. A. M.; Geluk, Annemieke; Gebremichael, Gebremedhin; Mendy, Joseph; Malherbe, Stephanus; Stanley, Kim; Van Der Spuy, Gian D.; Kriel, Magdalena; Loxton, Andre G.; Kriel, Belinda; Simukonda, Felanji; Bekele, Yonas; Sheehama, Jacob A.; Nelongo, Josefina; Van Der Vyver, Marieta; Gebrexabher, Atsbeha; Hailu, Habteyes; Esterhuyse, Maria M.; Rosenkrands, Ida; Aagard, Claus; Kidd, Martin; Kassa, Desta; Mihret, Adane; Howe, Rawleigh; Cliff, Jacqueline M.; Crampin, Amelia C.; Mayanja-Kizza, Harriet; Kaufmann, Stefan H. E.; Dockrell, Hazel M.; Ottenhoff, Tom H. M.; Walzl, Gerhard; AE-TBC consortium (Nature Research, 2018-02-08)
      We investigated host-derived biomarkers that were previously identified in QuantiFERON supernatants, in a large pan-African study. We recruited individuals presenting with symptoms of pulmonary TB at seven peripheral ...