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Intern Med. 2013;52(22):2583-5.

Miliary tuberculosis with indeterminate interferon gamma release assay results.

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  • 1Department of Intensive and Cardiovascular Care Unit, Nippon Medical School, Japan.

Abstract

Recently, interferon gamma release assays (IGRAs) have become an important clinical tool for detecting latent tuberculosis. However, IGRA results may impede making a diagnosis. We herein present an interesting case of miliary tuberculosis with a nonspecific IGRA reaction due to hemophagocytosis.

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