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- Kumari, Pooja; Lavania, Surabhi; Tyagi, Shaifali; Dhiman, Abhijeet; Rath, Deepak; Anthwal, Divya; Gupta, Rakesh Kumar; Sharma, Neera; Gadpayle, A.K.; Taneja, R.S.; Sharma, Lokesh; Ahmad, Yusra; Sharma, Tarun Kumar; Haldar, Sagarika; Tyagi, Jaya Sivaswami
- Analytical biochemistry 2019 v.564-565 pp. 80-87
- antigen detection, etc ; Mycobacterium tuberculosis; World Health Organization; antigens; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; patients; reference standards; sorbents; tuberculosis; Show all 9 Subjects
- ... Pleural tuberculosis (pTB) is diagnosed by using a composite reference standard (CRS) since microbiological methods are grossly inadequate and an accurate diagnostic test remains an unmet need. The present study aimed to evaluate the utility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) antigen and DNA-based tests for pTB diagnosis. Patients were classified as ‘Definite TB’, ‘Probable TB’ and ‘Non-TB’ disea ...