Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 9th, 1997
"The present study is, to our knowledge, the first to demonstrate the feasibility of using a single purified antigen in the diagnosis of field cases of TB," researcher John M. Pollock and Peter Andersen wrote ("The Potential of the ESAT-6 Antigen Secreted by Virulent Mycobacteria for Specific Diagnosis of Tuberculosis," Journal of Infectious Diseases, May 1997;175:1251-1254).
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