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QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube

Applications and Keys to Accurate Performance


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November 2009

Dr. Binnicker provides an overview of the new interferon gamma release assays to aid in the detection of tuberculosis infection. He also discusses the global impact of tuberculosis(TB), historic perspective on diagnosis, and the recent development of an in vitro whole blood assay for use in the detection of latent TB infection and active TB disease.


  • Matt Binnicker, PhD, D(ABMM), Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Director of the Infectious Diseases Serology Laboratory and Associate Director of the Mycology/Mycobacteriology Laboratory in the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic

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