Clinic Trials Activities
Management of latent TB in Thai Children
Improving the diagnosis and management of latent TB in Thai children. This study enrolled 158 children with a history of TB contact to assess the sensitivity and specificity of the interferon-gamma release assays and tuberculin skin test in screening for latent TB in HIV-positive and –negative children. The study is a collaboration between SEARCH, HIV-NAT, Siriraj Hospital, Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health and Columbia University. The study is funded by the REACH Initiative Award and will complete in 2012.