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BCG-specific IgG-secreting peripheral plasmablasts as a potential biomarker of active tuberculosis in HIV negative and HIV positive patients

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  • Senait Ashenafi Department of Medicine, Center for Infectious Medicine (CIM), Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, SwedenDepartment of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Black Lion University Hospital and Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Getachew Aderaye Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Black Lion University Hospital and Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Martha Zewdie Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Rubhana Raqib Laboratory Science Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), Dhaka, Bangladesh PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Amsalu Bekele Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Black Lion University Hospital and Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Isabelle Magalhaes Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Beede Lema Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Black Lion University Hospital and Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Meseret Habtamu Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Rokeya Sultana Rekha Laboratory Science Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), Dhaka, Bangladesh PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Getachew Aseffa Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Black Lion University Hospital and Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Markus Maeurer Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Abraham Aseffa Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mattias Svensson Department of Medicine, Center for Infectious Medicine (CIM), Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jan Andersson Department of Medicine, Center for Infectious Medicine (CIM), Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, SwedenDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Susanna Brighenti Department of Medicine, Center for Infectious Medicine (CIM), Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Susanna Brighenti, Department of Medicine, Center for Infectious Medicine (CIM), Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden; susanna.brighenti{at}ki.se
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Ashenafi S, Aderaye G, Zewdie M, et al
BCG-specific IgG-secreting peripheral plasmablasts as a potential biomarker of active tuberculosis in HIV negative and HIV positive patients

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  • Received February 24, 2012
  • Accepted July 27, 2012
  • First published August 24, 2012.
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February 11, 2013

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