GSE133249 Identification of an eight-protein biosignature for the diagnosis of tuberculosis

Contributors : Ruo-Pan  Huang ; Xinchun ChenSeries Type : Protein profiling by protein arrayOrganism : Homo sapiensMycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) antigen-specific cellular response is promising for detectionof Mtb infection, but not efficient for diagnosis of TB. We firstly identified 16 TB disease-specific protein markers measured in the culture supernatant of Mtb-stimulated whole blood using a 640 human proteins array, the highest throughput antibody-based protein array available at the time when we did this study. Potential TB-related proteins were then analyzed across three different patient cohorts comprised of healthy controls, LTBI, non-TB pneumonia, and TB patients to evaluate how the biomarkers performed in diagnosing TB in the real clinical setting. The data finally reveal an eight-protein biosignature of TB.
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Protein profiling by protein array Homo sapiens Source Type: research

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