Diagnostic Usefulness of Interferon Gamma Release Assay for Active Tuberculosis in Immunocompromised Patients
For diagnosis of active tuberculosis, interferon-γ release assay based mycobacterium tuberculosis specific antigen may show higher sensitivity than tuberculin skin test in immunocompromised patients. Therefore, interferon-γ release assay have a role as a rapid diagnostic adjunctive methods for active tuberculosis in immunocompromised patients.
|Study Start Date:||July 2009|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00962676
|Korea, Republic of|
|Seoul, Korea, Republic of|