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The Immune Response in Tuberculosis

Overview of attention for article published in Annual Review of Immunology, March 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#16 of 769)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (94th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (90th percentile)

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2 news outlets
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10 tweeters
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1 Facebook page

Citations

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Title
The Immune Response in Tuberculosis
Published in
Annual Review of Immunology, March 2013
DOI 10.1146/annurev-immunol-032712-095939
Pubmed ID
Authors

Anne O'Garra, Paul S. Redford, Finlay W. McNab, Chloe I. Bloom, Robert J. Wilkinson, Matthew P.R. Berry

Abstract

There are 9 million cases of active tuberculosis reported annually; however, an estimated one-third of the world's population is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and remains asymptomatic. Of these latent individuals, only 5-10% will develop active tuberculosis disease in their lifetime. CD4(+) T cells, as well as the cytokines IL-12, IFN-γ, and TNF, are critical in the control of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection, but the host factors that determine why some individuals are protected from infection while others go on to develop disease are unclear. Genetic factors of the host and of the pathogen itself may be associated with an increased risk of patients developing active tuberculosis. This review aims to summarize what we know about the immune response in tuberculosis, in human disease, and in a range of experimental models, all of which are essential to advancing our mechanistic knowledge base of the host-pathogen interactions that influence disease outcome.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 9 <1%
South Africa 7 <1%
Mexico 4 <1%
United Kingdom 4 <1%
Argentina 3 <1%
Japan 3 <1%
Germany 3 <1%
Canada 3 <1%
Spain 3 <1%
Other 20 2%
Unknown 1102 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 222 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 216 19%
Researcher 174 15%
Student > Bachelor 172 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 88 8%
Other 289 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 354 30%
Medicine and Dentistry 251 22%
Immunology and Microbiology 181 16%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 124 11%
Unspecified 113 10%
Other 138 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 23. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 23 September 2019.
All research outputs
#721,573
of 13,663,325 outputs
Outputs from Annual Review of Immunology
#16
of 769 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,447
of 148,529 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Annual Review of Immunology
#2
of 22 outputs
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