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A statistical method was used for the meta-analysis of tests for latent TB in the absence of a gold standard, combining random-effect and latent-class methods to estimate test accuracy.

Sadatsafavi M, Shahidi N, Marra F, FitzGerald MJ, Elwood KR, Guo N, Marra CA.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2010 Mar;63(3):257-69. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2009.04.008. Epub 2009 Aug 18. Review.

PMID:
19692208
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
2.

Poor concordance between interferon-gamma release assays and tuberculin skin tests in diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection among HIV-infected individuals.

Talati NJ, Seybold U, Humphrey B, Aina A, Tapia J, Weinfurter P, Albalak R, Blumberg HM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2009 Feb 10;9:15. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-9-15.

PMID:
19208218
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
3.

A systematic review of rapid diagnostic tests for the detection of tuberculosis infection.

Dinnes J, Deeks J, Kunst H, Gibson A, Cummins E, Waugh N, Drobniewski F, Lalvani A.

Health Technol Assess. 2007 Jan;11(3):1-196. Review.

PMID:
17266837
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
4.

Latent tuberculosis diagnosis in children by using the QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test.

Lighter J, Rigaud M, Eduardo R, Peng CH, Pollack H.

Pediatrics. 2009 Jan;123(1):30-7. doi: 10.1542/peds.2007-3618.

PMID:
19117857
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
5.

Interferon-gamma release assay test characteristics depend upon the prevalence of active tuberculosis.

Davidow AL.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2009 Nov;13(11):1411-5.

PMID:
19861015
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
6.

[New immunological tests in the diagnosis of tuberculosis].

Lagrange PH, Simonney N, Herrmann JL.

Rev Mal Respir. 2007 Apr;24(4 Pt 1):453-72. Review. French.

PMID:
17468703
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
7.

Meta-analysis: new tests for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection: areas of uncertainty and recommendations for research.

Menzies D, Pai M, Comstock G.

Ann Intern Med. 2007 Mar 6;146(5):340-54. Erratum in: Ann Intern Med. 2007 May 1;146(9):688.

PMID:
17339619
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
8.

The utility of an interferon gamma release assay for diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection and disease in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Machingaidze S, Wiysonge CS, Gonzalez-Angulo Y, Hatherill M, Moyo S, Hanekom W, Mahomed H.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Aug;30(8):694-700. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e318214b915.

PMID:
21427627
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
9.

High prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection in patients in end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis: Comparison of QuantiFERON-TB GOLD, ELISPOT, and tuberculin skin test.

Lee SS, Chou KJ, Su IJ, Chen YS, Fang HC, Huang TS, Tsai HC, Wann SR, Lin HH, Liu YC.

Infection. 2009 Apr;37(2):96-102. doi: 10.1007/s15010-008-8082-3. Epub 2008 Dec 10.

PMID:
19139810
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
10.

Prospective comparison of tuberculin skin test and QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube assay for the detection of latent tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers in a low-incidence setting.

Cummings KJ, Smith TS, Shogren ES, Khakoo R, Nanda S, Bunner L, Smithmyer A, Soccorsi D, Kashon ML, Mazurek GH, Friedman LN, Weissman DN.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Nov;30(11):1123-6. doi: 10.1086/644754.

PMID:
19803719
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
11.

Can ELISpot replace the tuberculin skin test for latent tuberculosis?

Greveson K.

Br J Nurs. 2009 Nov 12-25;18(20):1248-54. Review.

PMID:
20081663
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
12.

[Evolution of IGRA researches].

Ariga H, Harada N.

Kekkaku. 2008 Sep;83(9):641-52. Review. Japanese.

PMID:
18979999
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
13.

Screening for tuberculosis infection in spanish healthcare workers: Comparison of the QuantiFERON-TB gold in-tube test with the tuberculin skin test.

Alvarez-León EE, Espinosa-Vega E, Santana-Rodríguez E, Molina-Cabrillana JM, Pérez-Arellano JL, Caminero JA, Serrano-Aguilar P.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Sep;30(9):876-83. doi: 10.1086/598519.

PMID:
19614541
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
14.

Comparative performance of tuberculin skin test, QuantiFERON-TB-Gold In Tube assay, and T-Spot.TB test in contact investigations for tuberculosis.

Diel R, Loddenkemper R, Meywald-Walter K, Gottschalk R, Nienhaus A.

Chest. 2009 Apr;135(4):1010-8. doi: 10.1378/chest.08-2048. Epub 2008 Nov 18.

PMID:
19017873
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
15.

[Characteristics of a diagnostic method for tuberculosis infection based on whole blood interferon-gamma assay].

Harada N.

Kekkaku. 2006 Nov;81(11):681-6. Review. Japanese.

PMID:
17154047
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
16.

Performance of commercial blood tests for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in children and adolescents.

Bergamini BM, Losi M, Vaienti F, D'Amico R, Meccugni B, Meacci M, De Giovanni D, Rumpianesi F, Fabbri LM, Balli F, Richeldi L.

Pediatrics. 2009 Mar;123(3):e419-24. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-1722.

PMID:
19254978
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
17.

QuantiFERON-TB Gold in the identification of latent tuberculosis infection in rheumatoid arthritis: a pilot study.

Shovman O, Anouk M, Vinnitsky N, Arad U, Paran D, Litinsky I, Caspi D, Elkayam O.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2009 Nov;13(11):1427-32.

PMID:
19861018
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
18.

QuantiFERON-TB Gold test in the identification of latent tuberculosis infection in immigrants.

Carvalho AC, Pezzoli MC, El-Hamad I, Arce P, Bigoni S, Scarcella C, Indelicato AM, Scolari C, Carosi G, Matteelli A.

J Infect. 2007 Aug;55(2):164-8. Epub 2007 Apr 10.

PMID:
17428542
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
19.

Interferon-gamma release assays versus tuberculin skin testing for detection of latent tuberculosis in chronic haemodialysis patients.

Triverio PA, Bridevaux PO, Roux-Lombard P, Niksic L, Rochat T, Martin PY, Saudan P, Janssens JP.

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2009 Jun;24(6):1952-6. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfn748. Epub 2009 Jan 22.

PMID:
19164327
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
20.

Comparison of an interferon-gamma assay with tuberculin skin testing for detection of tuberculosis (TB) infection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in a TB-endemic population.

Ponce de Leon D, Acevedo-Vasquez E, Alvizuri S, Gutierrez C, Cucho M, Alfaro J, Perich R, Sanchez-Torres A, Pastor C, Sanchez-Schwartz C, Medina M, Gamboa R, Ugarte M.

J Rheumatol. 2008 May;35(5):776-81. Epub 2008 Apr 1.

PMID:
18398944
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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