Diagnostic accuracy of quantitative PCR (Xpert MTB/RIF) for tuberculous pericarditis compared to adenosine deaminase and unstimulated interferon-γ in a high burden setting: a prospective study
BMC Medicine 2014, 12:101 (18 June 2014)
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The unstimulated interferon (uIFN)-gamma test is more accurate than adenosine deaminase and Xpert MTB/RIF assays for diagnosing tuberculous percarditis, suggesting the uIFNgamma test should be implemented in clinical practice.