TABLE 3.

Risk factors for QFT-RD1-positive non-TB patients

Pt. no.a:History of:ImmigrantbIVDU/HIVcNo known risk factor
Recent exposureAlcohol/shelter
1+
2+
3+
4+
5+
6+
7+
8+
9++
10+
  • a The clinical diagnoses for patients (Pt.) no. 1 to 3 were bacterial infection with S. pneumoniae, S. aureus, or Streptococcus species, no. 4 had acute myeloid leukemia with nontuberculous mycobacterial pneumonia, patient no. 5 had diabetes mellitus with vasculitits, and no diagnosis was obtained for patients no. 6 to 10.

  • b The patients were immigrants from Pakistan, Nigeria, Somalia, Turkey, and Rwanda, respectively.

  • c Both patients had present or recent IVDU, and in addition, one was HIV positive.