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    • Shared features in the pathobiology of babesiosis and malaria. 

      Daily, J; Krause, PJ; Lantos, Paul; Spielman, A; Telford, SR; Vannier, E (Trends Parasitol, 2007-12)
      The pathobiology of malaria has been extensively studied in humans but many questions remain, especially regarding fulminant disease associated with Plasmodium falciparum infection. Babesiosis, recognized since biblical ...
    • The Excess Burden of Cytomegalovirus in African American Communities: A Geospatial Analysis. 

      Hoffman, Kate; Lantos, Paul; Permar, Sallie R; Swamy, Geeta Krishna (Open Forum Infect Dis, 2015-12)
      Background.  Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common cause of birth defects and hearing loss in infants and opportunistic infections in the immunocompromised. Previous studies have found higher CMV seroprevalence rates among minorities ...
    • The Positive Predictive Value of Lyme Elisa for the Diagnosis of Lyme Disease in Children. 

      Lipsett, SC; Pollock, NR; Branda, JA; Gordon, CD; Gordon, CR; Lantos, Paul; Nigrovic, LE (Pediatr Infect Dis J, 2015-11)
      By using a Lyme enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), we demonstrated that high ELISA index values are strongly predictive of Lyme disease. In children with clinical presentations consistent with Lyme disease, ELISA ...
    • Travelers with sickle cell disease. 

      Willen, Shaina Marissa; Thornburg, Courtney Dawn; Lantos, Paul (J Travel Med, 2014-09)
      BACKGROUND: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common genetic disease among persons with African ancestry. This article provides a background to SCD and reviews many important aspects of travel preparation in this population. ...
    • Unorthodox alternative therapies marketed to treat Lyme disease. 

      Auwaerter, PG; Baker, PJ; Halperin, JJ; Lantos, Paul; McSweegan, E; Shapiro, Eugene D; Wormser, GP (Clin Infect Dis, 2015-06-15)
      BACKGROUND: Some patients with medically unexplained symptoms or alternative medical diagnoses suspect that they chronically suffer from the tick-borne infection Lyme disease. These patients are commonly targeted by providers ...