Journal of
Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Clin. Immunol. Immunopathol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2219
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCIIR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 21

Table of Content: July 2016; 7(1)

July 2016

Interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) and Interleukin-2 (IL2) as immunological markers in pulmonary tuberculosis

Early diagnosis and treatment are important in prevention of tuberculosis (TB) infection. World commonly diagnose pulmonary TB using ZN stain, culture and TST. These tests are either low sensitive or required a long time. Recently intracellular interferon gamma flow cytometry assay has been available for diagnosis of pulmonary TB. We assess this diagnostic method in the diagnosis of pulmonary TB with special concern on...

Author(s): Amr Mohamed El-Sabbagh, Samah Sabry El-Kazzaz, Ghada El-Saeed Mashaly, Wael Alkhiary and Tarek Fouad Sheta