Q-fever Diagnostic

Abstract

The present invention relates to a method for diagnosing the Q-fever status in a subject, the method comprising the steps of: (a) obtaining a sample from said subject, (b) contacting said sample with a source of a Coxiella burnetiiantigen and (c) determining the profile of expression levels of both a pro-inflammatory cytokine such as IFN-γ and a T lymphocyte growth factor such as IL-2 in said sample at the end of step (b).


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  • Publication: Sep 18, 2014
  • Application: Mar 13, 2013
    WO NL 2013050167 W
  • Priority: Mar 13, 2013
    NL NL 2013050167 W

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