- Interferon-gamma release assays improve the diagnosis of tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in children in a country with a low incidence of tuberculosisA K Detjen
Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
Clin Infect Dis 45:322-8. 2007..We assessed the diagnostic accuracy of IGRAs for TB in children in an area with a low incidence of TB...
- [Characteristics of childhood tuberculosis]A K Detjen
Klinik für Pädiatrie m S Pneumologie und Immunologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Deutschland
Pneumologie 63:207-18. 2009..This article gives an overview of the special features of the epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of childhood tuberculosis...
- Short-term reproducibility of a commercial interferon gamma release assayA K Detjen
Desmond Tutu Tuberculosis Centre, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa
Clin Vaccine Immunol 16:1170-5. 2009..The results indicate that the QFT-IT assay is a robust and highly reproducible assay. Considerable intraindividual variability occurs in the magnitude of IFN-gamma responses, which may influence the interpretation of serial measures...
- Interferon-gamma release assays for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in children with cancerD C Stefan
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Children s Hospital, Tygerberg, South Africa
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:689-94. 2010..The paediatric oncology unit at Tygerberg Children's Hospital, South Africa...