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An evaluation of commercial fluorescent bead-based luminex cytokine assays
(Public Library of Science, 2008-07-02)
The recent introduction of fluorescent bead-based technology, allowing the measurement of multiples analytes in a single 25-50 μl sample has revolutionized the study of cytokine responses. However, such multiplex approaches ...
Potential of host markers produced by infection phase-dependent antigen-stimulated cells for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in a highly endemic area
(Public Library of Science, 2012-06-05)
Background: Recent interferon gamma (IFN-γ)-based studies have identified novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) infection phase-dependent antigens as diagnostic candidates. In this study, the levels of 11 host markers ...