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Table 2 Prevalence of a positive diagnostic test for Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) stratified by HIV status (n = 596)

From: Diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection among HIV discordant partners using interferon gamma release assays

Diagnostic Test for LTBI HIV positive
n = 298
HIV negative
n = 298
p-value
TST 128 (43%) 203 (69%) 0.0003
QFT 109 (37%) 171 (58%) 0.006
TSPOT 109 (37%) 156 (53%) 0.005
  1. TST: Tuberculin Skin Test
  2. QFT: QuantiFERON-TB Gold In Tube Test
  3. TSPOT: TSPOT.TB Test
  4. HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus