Cubillos-Angulo JM, Arriaga MB, Silva EC, Müller BLA, Ramalho DMP, Fukutani KF, Miranda PFC, Moreira ASR, Ruffino-Netto A, Lapa E Silva JR, Sterling TR, Kritski AL, Oliveira MM, Andrade BB. Polymorphisms in TLR4 and TNFA and Risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection and Development of Active Disease in Contacts of Tuberculosis Cases in Brazil: A Prospective Cohort Study. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 2018 Nov 24. PMID: 30481307 [PubMed]
The role of genetic polymorphisms in latent tuberculosis (TB) infection and progression to active TB is not fully understood.