Diagnostic performance of tuberculosis-specific IgG antibody profiles in patients with presumptive tuberculosis from two continents.
Developing rapid diagnostic tests for tuberculosis (TB) is a global priority. A whole proteome screen identified M. tuberculosis antigens associated with serological responses in TB patients. We used WHO target product profile criteria for a detection test and a triage test to evaluate these antigens in a field-based assay and a reference bead-based assay.
Consecutive patients presenting to microscopy centers and district hospitals in Peru and t...Expand abstract
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