QuantiFERON-TB Gold

What is QuantiFERON-TB Gold?

QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT®) is a simple blood test that aids in the detection of  Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria which causes tuberculosis (TB). QFT is a modern alternative to the 100-year-old tuberculin skin test (TST or Mantoux).

 

Why Use QFT?

Find out today how you can improve your TB screening by switching to QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT):

  • Single visit
  • Unaffected by BCG vaccination
  • Highly accurate

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video about improving your TB screening by switching to QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT)

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Who is at risk for TB?

  • Healthcare workers
  • Military personnel
  • Elderly people
  • Students
  • Immigrants
  • Close contacts of persons known or suspected  to have active TB
  • People who are residents in long-term care facilities
  • People with weakened immune systems
  • Prison inmates and persons living in other congregate settings

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