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Serial testing for latent tuberculosis infection in transplant candidates: a retrospective review.

Authors
  • Roth, P J1
  • Grim, S A2, 3
  • Gallitano, S4
  • Adams, W5
  • Clark, N M2
  • Layden, J E2, 5
  • 1 Department of Medicine, Greenville Health System, Greenville, South Carolina, USA.
  • 2 Department of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA.
  • 3 Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • 4 SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
  • 5 Department of Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Transplant Infectious Disease
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2016
Volume
18
Issue
1
Pages
14–21
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/tid.12489
PMID: 26671024
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

A significant number of conversions and reversions occur during serial IGRA testing of transplant candidates. Delineating true-positive converters from false-positives is an issue that warrants further study.

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