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Synonyms for tuberculosis

TB

Synonyms for tuberculosis

an infectious disease producing lesions especially of the lungs

Synonyms for tuberculosis

infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)

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Newer tests include QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test (Cellestis Limited, Carnegie, Victoria, Australia, 2007) and the T-SPOT.
The two Food and Drug Administration--approved IGRAs on the market are Cellistis's QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test and Oxford Immunotec's T-SPOT.
The IGRA tests referred to are (ELISA)-based QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube assay (QFT; Cellestis, Melbourne, Australia) and enzyme-linked immunospot (ELISPOT)-based T-SPOT.
IGRAs are now endorsed in clinical guidelines in over 20 countries and the T-SPOT.