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Interferon-gamma Release Tests MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Interferon-gamma Release Tests
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.812.453
E05.200.812.453
E05.478.594.475
Unique ID
D059425
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059425
Scope Note
The assay of INTERFERON-GAMMA released from lymphocytes after their exposure to a specific test antigen, to check for IMMUNOLOGIC MEMORY resulting from a previous exposure to the antigen. The amount of interferon-gamma released is usually assayed by an ENZYME-LINKED IMMUNOSORBENT ASSAY.
Entry Term(s)
Interferon-gamma Release Assay
Interferon-gamma Release Assays
Previous Indexing
Interferon-gamma (1999-2011)
See Also
Interferon-gamma
Tuberculin Test
Tuberculosis
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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