What is the Optimal Test for Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis?

  • Sina Moradmand Department of Cardiology, Amiralam Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mehrnaz Rasoolinejad Department of Infectious Diseases, Imam-Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Moradmand S, Rasoolinejad M. What is the Optimal Test for Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis?. Acta Med Iran. 50(6):361-362.
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