NEW YORK (360Dx) – The International Panel Physicians Association has endorsed Qiagen's QuantiFeron-TB Gold Plus test for immigration medical screening for latent tuberculosis. IPPA is a not-for-profit physician education group that works with nations receiving immigrants and refugees. Panel physicians are appointed by receiving country governments to handle the mandatory pre-departure medical exams of migrants and will be required to use interferon gamma release assays (IGRA), such as the QuantiFeron-TB Gold Plus, for TB screening, Qiagen said.

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