TB exposure: Quantiferon
This section deals with the clinical condition TB exposure,
listing the relevant immunological test, together with a short
explanation of its use.
Relevant immunological tests: Quantiferon
This test measures gamma interferon produced by T cells in
response to M. tuberculosis peptides.
The test is used to help diagnose latent TB infection and is
indicated in individuals with a positive delayed hypersensitivity
The test may produce indeterminate results in patients with
active TB and in immune deficiency states.
(Last updated October 8th