Screening for Latent Tuberculosis in Children With Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases Treated With Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy: Comparison of Tuberculin Skin and T-SPOT Tuberculosis Tests


GİRİT S., Atabek A. A. , Senol E., Kockar Kizilirmak T., Pekcan S., Goktas S., et al.

ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.35, ss.20-28, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 35 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5606/archrheumatol.2020.7294
  • Dergi Adı: ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.20-28

Özet

Objectives: This study aims to analyze the coherence between T-SPOT tuberculosis test (T-SPOT.TB) and tuberculin skin test (TST) with different cut-off values in screening latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) both prior to and at the sixth month of anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) treatment.