Extensive studies have been conducted on IGRAs. Here are links to the PubMed listings of various references to read for additional information.

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RECENTLY PUBLISHED PEER-REVIEWED LITERATURE

T-SPOT®.TB Interferon-Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) Performance in Healthcare Worker Screening at 19 US Hospitals. .
King TC, Upfal M, Gottlieb A, Adamo P, Bernacki E, Kadlecek CP, Jones JG, Humphrey-Carothers F, Rielly AF, Drewry P, Murray K, DeWitt M, Matsubara J, O'Dea L, Balser J, Wrighton-Smith P. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 May 27. [Epub ahead of print]

 
 
Optimization and Interpretation of Serial QuantiFERON Testing to Measure Acquisition of M. tuberculosis Infection.
Nemes E., Rozot V. et al. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Jul 24. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201704-0817OC. [Epub ahead of print]
 
The sensitivity of the QuantiFERON®-TB Gold Plus assay in Zambian adults with active tuberculosis.
Telisinghe L, Amofa-Sekyi M, et al. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 Jun 1;21(6):690-696. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.16.0764.
 
Comparison of interferon-γ release assays, QuantiFERON TB-GIT and T-Spot.TB, in renal transplantation.
TIshikawa S, Igari H, et al. J Infect Chemother. 2017 Jul;23(7):468-473. doi: 10.1016/j.jiac.2017.04.002. Epub 2017 Apr 21.
 
 
 
Multiple cytokines for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in children with tuberculosis.
Nausch N, Lundtoft C, Schulz G, et al. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2017 Mar 1;21(3):270-277.
 
Diagnostic potential of interferon-gamma release assay to detect latent tuberculosis infection in kidney transplant recipients.
Edathodu J, Varghese B, Alrajhi AA, et al. Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 7.[Epub ahead of print]

Comparison of TST and IGRA in Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in a High TB-Burden Setting.
Sharma SK, Vashishtha R, et al. PLoS One. 2017 Jan 6;12(1).[Epub ahead of print]

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