Published in Vaccine Weekly, June 22nd, 2005
Study 1: Gamma delta T cell responses are associated with the development of tuberculosis in health care workers.
According to a study from the United States, "This study evaluated T cell immune responses to purified protein derivative (PPD) and Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) in health care workers who remained free of active tuberculosis (HCWs w/o TB), health care workers who went on to develop active TB (HCWs w/TB), non-health care workers who were TB-free (Non-HCWs), and tuberculosis patients presenting with minimal (Min TB), or advanced (Adv...
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