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New Advances in Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection: A Review Article

Masoud Mardani 1 and Zahra Abtahian 1 , *
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1 Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center , Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences,Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: January 01, 2015, 3 (1 TB); e22368
  • Published Online: January 25, 2015
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: August 2, 2014
  • Revised: August 25, 2014
  • Accepted: September 4, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.22368

To Cite: Mardani M, Abtahian Z. New Advances in Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection: A Review Article, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2015 ; 3(1 TB):e22368. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.22368.

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1. Context
2. Purposeful Detection of Tuberculosis
3. Detection of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
4. Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Disease Differentiation
5. Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
6. Selecting a Test to Detect Tuberculosis Infection
7. Contacts
8. Pregnancy
9. Discussion
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