Frequent Detection of Anti-Tubercular-Glycolipid-IgG and -IgA Antibodies in Healthcare Workers with Latent Tuberculosis Infection in the Philippines
Demographic and clinical data of study participants.
Gender: male; (%)
Age year; median (range)
CD4+ T-cell count (/μL)
QFT assay positive; (%)
TBGL-IgG positive; (%)
TBGL-IgA positive; (%)
Serum IgG (mg/dL)
Serum IgA (mg/dL)
Abbreviations: HCWs, healthcare workers; HIV-AC, newly diagnosed cases of asymptomatic human immune-deficiency virus infection; OPN, osteopontin; ND, not determined; NA, not applicable. † values were presented as mean ± SD unless indicated otherwise; IFN-γ-nc: levels of IFN-γ, measured in the nonstimulated QFT-plasma samples; values for statistical differences between HCW and HIV-AC; * significant differences ().
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