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Host transcription in active and latent tuberculosis

Sarah M Fortune and Eric J Rubin*

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Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA

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Genome Biology 2010, 11:135  doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-9-135

Published: 28 September 2010

Abstract

A recent study has identified a transcriptional signature for active tuberculosis, suggesting that the distinction between active and latent forms may not be absolute.