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Research Study Summary

Patients are needed to participate in a clinical research study for the treatment of Rheumatic Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis or Tuberculosis

Research Study Title

Evaluation of the Usefulness of Interferon-γ Release Assays and Tuberculin Skin Test for Detection of Latent Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection in Korean Patients With Rheumatic Diseases


The purposes of this study

  1. to compare the positivity of tuberculin skin test(TST) and QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT-G), and determine the level of agreement between two tests in patients with rheumatic diseases

  2. to evaluate the difference in the occurrence of active TB in patients who receive both QFT-G and TST compared with those who receive only TST for detecting of Latent tuberculosis infection(LTBI) who are candidates of TNF inhibitors.

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Both Male and Female



Overall Status


Lead Sponsor

Hanyang University


17 Months

Facility Type



Both Male and Female ages up to N/A

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with rheumatic diseases who examined TST or QFT-G in Hanyang university hospital from 2004 to 2010

Exclusion Criteria:

  • N/A

Site Locations (1)

Country State City Zip Facility and Contact
Korea, Republic of Sung-dong Gu Seoul 133-792 Hanyang University Hospital for rheumatic disease
Sang-cheol Bae, MD


Sang-cheol Bae, director

NCT ID: NCT01685905

Date Last Changed: September 17, 2012

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