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Accuracy of Immunodiagnostic Tests for Active Tuberculosis Using Single and Combined Results: A Multicenter TBNET-Study

  • Delia Goletti mail,

    d.goletti@tiscali.it

    Affiliation: Translational Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preclinical Research, National Institute for Infectious Diseases (INMI) L. Spallanzani, IRCCS, Rome, Italy

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  • Carrara Stefania,

    Affiliation: Translational Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preclinical Research, National Institute for Infectious Diseases (INMI) L. Spallanzani, IRCCS, Rome, Italy

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  • Ornella Butera,

    Affiliation: Translational Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preclinical Research, National Institute for Infectious Diseases (INMI) L. Spallanzani, IRCCS, Rome, Italy

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  • Massimo Amicosante,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Italy

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  • Martin Ernst,

    Affiliation: Division of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Research Center Borstel, Borstel, Germany

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  • Ilaria Sauzullo,

    Affiliation: Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department, “La Sapienza” University, Rome, Italy

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  • Vincenzo Vullo,

    Affiliation: Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department, “La Sapienza” University, Rome, Italy

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  • Daniela Cirillo,

    Affiliation: Emerging Bacterial Pathogens Unit, “San Raffaele” Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

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  • Emanuele Borroni,

    Affiliation: Emerging Bacterial Pathogens Unit, “San Raffaele” Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

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  • Roumiana Markova,

    Affiliation: Department of Immunology and Allergology, National Center for Infectious and Parassitic Diseases, Sofia, Bulgaria

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  • Roumiana Drenska,

    Affiliation: Department of Immunology and Allergology, National Center for Infectious and Parassitic Diseases, Sofia, Bulgaria

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  • José Dominguez,

    Affiliation: Fundació Institut d'Investigació en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Irene Latorre,

    Affiliation: Fundació Institut d'Investigació en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Claudio Angeletti,

    Affiliation: Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Preclinical Research, INMI “L.Spallanzani”, Rome, Italy

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  • Assunta Navarra,

    Affiliation: Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Preclinical Research, INMI “L.Spallanzani”, Rome, Italy

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  • Nicola Petrosillo,

    Affiliation: Clinical Department, INMI “L.Spallanzani”, Rome, Italy

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  • Francesco Nicola Lauria,

    Affiliation: Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Preclinical Research, INMI “L.Spallanzani”, Rome, Italy

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  • Giuseppe Ippolito,

    Affiliation: Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Preclinical Research, INMI “L.Spallanzani”, Rome, Italy

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  • Giovanni Battista Migliori,

    Affiliation: WHO Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, S. Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Tradate, Italy

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  • Christoph Lange,

    Affiliation: Division of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Research Center Borstel, Borstel, Germany

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  • Enrico Girardi

    Affiliation: Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Preclinical Research, INMI “L.Spallanzani”, Rome, Italy

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  • Published: October 15, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003417

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