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Prevalence, risk factors and risk perception of tuberculosis infection among medical students and healthcare workers in Johannesburg, South Africa.

van Rie A, McCarthy K, Scott L, Dow A, Venter WD, Stevens WS.

S Afr Med J. 2013 Sep 30;103(11):853-7. doi: 10.7196/samj.7092.

PMID:
24148172
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High incidence of latent tuberculous infection among South African health workers: an urgent call for action.

McCarthy KM, Scott LE, Gous N, Tellie M, Venter WD, Stevens WS, Van Rie A.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Jun;19(6):647-53. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0759.

PMID:
25946353
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Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection in BCG-vaccinated healthcare workers by using an interferon-gamma release assay and the tuberculin skin test in an intermediate tuberculosis burden country.

Hung WT, Lee SS, Sy CL, Wu KS, Chen JK, Tsai HC, Chen YS.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2015 Apr;48(2):147-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jmii.2013.07.008. Epub 2013 Sep 23.

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Tuberculosis screening in Portuguese healthcare workers using the tuberculin skin test and the interferon-gamma release assay.

Torres Costa J, Sá R, Cardoso MJ, Silva R, Ferreira J, Ribeiro C, Miranda M, Plácido JL, Nienhaus A.

Eur Respir J. 2009 Dec;34(6):1423-8. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00053809.

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Latent tuberculosis infection and associated risk factors among undergraduate healthcare students in Italy: a cross-sectional study.

Durando P, Sotgiu G, Spigno F, Piccinini M, Mazzarello G, Viscoli C, Copello F, Poli A, Ansaldi F, Icardi G.

BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Sep 23;13:443. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-443.

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Prevalence and incidence of latent tuberculosis infection in georgian healthcare workers.

Whitaker JA, Mirtskhulava V, Kipiani M, Harris DA, Tabagari N, Kempker RR, Blumberg HM.

PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58202. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058202. Epub 2013 Mar 25. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2013;8(6). doi:10.1371/annotation/1191cfc8-6f0f-498f-aae2-5452884615b7. A Whitaker, Jennifer [corrected to Whitaker, Jennifer A].

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Interferon-gamma release assays for tuberculosis screening of healthcare workers: a systematic review.

Zwerling A, van den Hof S, Scholten J, Cobelens F, Menzies D, Pai M.

Thorax. 2012 Jan;67(1):62-70. doi: 10.1136/thx.2010.143180. Epub 2011 Jan 12. Review.

PMID:
21228420
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Screening for latent tuberculosis infection in South Korean healthcare workers using a tuberculin skin test and whole blood interferon-gamma assay.

Jong Lee K, Ae Kang Y, Mi Kim Y, Cho SN, Wook Moon J, Suk Park M, Kyu Kim S, Chang J, Sam Kim Y.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2010 Sep;42(9):672-8. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2010.485575.

PMID:
20482459
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A systematic review on TST and IGRA tests used for diagnosis of LTBI in immigrants.

Campbell JR, Krot J, Elwood K, Cook V, Marra F.

Mol Diagn Ther. 2015 Feb;19(1):9-24. doi: 10.1007/s40291-014-0125-0. Review.

PMID:
25579159
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The use of an interferon-gamma release assay to screen for pediatric latent tuberculosis infection in the eastern region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Al Mekaini LA, Al Jabri ON, Narchi H, Kamal SM, Mabrook A, Al Kuwaiti MM, Sheek-Hussein MM, Souid AK, Alsuwaidi AR.

Int J Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;23:4-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2013.12.020. Epub 2014 Mar 19.

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Tuberculin skin testing and treatment modulates interferon-gamma release assay results for latent tuberculosis in migrants.

O'Shea MK, Fletcher TE, Beeching NJ, Dedicoat M, Spence D, McShane H, Cunningham AF, Wilson D.

PLoS One. 2014 May 9;9(5):e97366. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097366. eCollection 2014.

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Comparison of interferon-gamma release assay and tuberculin test for screening in healthcare workers.

Costa JT, Silva R, Sá R, Cardoso MJ, Ribeiro C, Nienhaus A.

Rev Port Pneumol. 2010 Mar-Apr;16(2):211-21.

PMID:
20437000
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Acceptability of interferon-gamma release assays among healthcare workers who receive routine employee tuberculosis testing.

Hirsch-Moverman Y, Wall K, Weinfurter P, Munk E, Moran JA, Maiuris A, Khan A, DeLuca N; TB Epidemiologic Studies Consortium.

Int J Occup Environ Health. 2013 Oct-Dec;19(4):319-24.

PMID:
24588038
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Interferon-γ release assays and tuberculin skin testing for diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in healthcare workers in the United States.

Dorman SE, Belknap R, Graviss EA, Reves R, Schluger N, Weinfurter P, Wang Y, Cronin W, Hirsch-Moverman Y, Teeter LD, Parker M, Garrett DO, Daley CL; Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan 1;189(1):77-87. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201302-0365OC.

PMID:
24299555
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Comparison of two gamma interferon release assays and tuberculin skin testing for tuberculosis screening in a cohort of patients with rheumatic diseases starting anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy.

Vassilopoulos D, Tsikrika S, Hatzara C, Podia V, Kandili A, Stamoulis N, Hadziyannis E.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011 Dec;18(12):2102-8. doi: 10.1128/CVI.05299-11. Epub 2011 Oct 12.

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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
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Value of adding an IGRA to the TST to screen for latent tuberculous infection in Greek health care workers.

Charisis A, Tatsioni A, Gartzonika C, Gogali A, Archimandriti D, Katsanos C, Efthymiou A, Katsenos S, Daskalopoulos G, Levidiotou S, Constantopoulos SH, Konstantinidis AK.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 Sep;18(9):1040-6. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0018.

PMID:
25189550
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Compliance with postexposure screening and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers in a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia.

Balkhy HH, Miller TL, Ali S, Nuzzo JB, Kentenyants K, El-Saed A, McNabb SJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Feb;35(2):176-81. doi: 10.1086/674855. Epub 2013 Dec 13.

PMID:
24442081
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Screening for latent tuberculosis infection in patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis: discrepancies between tuberculin skin test and interferon-γ release assay results.

Costantino F, de Carvalho Bittencourt M, Rat AC, Loeuille D, Dintinger H, Béné MC, Faure G, Chary-Valckenaere I.

J Rheumatol. 2013 Dec;40(12):1986-93. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.130303. Epub 2013 Oct 1.

PMID:
24085550
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