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A subgroup of latently Mycobacterium tuberculosis infected individuals is characterized by consistently elevated IgA responses to several mycobacterial antigens
Elevated antibody responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens in individuals with latent infection (LTBI) have previously been linked to an increased risk for progression to active disease. Studies in the field ...
Potential of novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection phase-dependent antigens in the diagnosis of TB disease in a high burden setting
(BioMed Central, 2012-01)
Abstract Background Confirming tuberculosis (TB) disease in suspects in resource limited settings is challenging and calls for the development of more suitable diagnostic tools. Different Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) ...