Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 17th, 2005
According to recent research published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Immunology, "Pulmonary tuberculosis, a granulomatous disease, has few serological markers for its activity.
"Recently, an increased plasma level of stromal derived factor 1 alpha (SDF-1alpha), which can induce strong chemotaxis of cells through its receptor CXCR4, was detected in patients with tuberculosis."
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