The following publication describes a study developing the ROP-TB antigen for both in vitro IGRA-based TB diagnosis, as well as the in vivo skin test for TB diagnosis in both humans and cattle. The advantages of the ROP-TB diagnosis are firstly distinguishing Mtb infection from BCG vaccination, and secondly, being suitable for industrial manufacture.
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By Qing Zhang, Xiong Lu, Liang Gao, Siyu Tao, Yinghua Ge, Daocheng Cui, Renying Zhu, Wenshu Lu, Jian Wang and Shisong Jiang
Published in Frontiers in Immunology on 16th June 2022