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    • Geographic expansion of Lyme disease in Michigan, 2000-2014 

      Auwaerter, PG; Foster, E; Fowler, Vance Garrison Jr; Hickling, G; Lantos, Paul; Nigrovic, LE; Ruffin, Felicia; ... (8 authors) (Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 2017-01-01)
      © The Author 2017.Background. Most Lyme disease cases in the Midwestern United States are reported in Minnesota and Wisconsin. In recent years, however, a widening geographic extent of Lyme disease has been noted with evidence ...
    • Geographic Expansion of Lyme Disease in the Southeastern United States, 2000-2014. 

      Auwaerter, PG; Brinkerhoff, RJ; Broyhill, J; Fowler, Vance Garrison Jr; Gaines, DN; Lantos, Paul; Nigrovic, LE; ... (11 authors) (Open Forum Infect Dis, 2015-12)
      Background.  The majority of Lyme disease cases in the United States are acquired on the east coast between northern Virginia and New England. In recent years the geographic extent of Lyme disease has been expanding, raising ...
    • Poor Positive Predictive Value of Lyme Disease Serologic Testing in an Area of Low Disease Incidence. 

      Auwaerter, PG; Boggan, Joel; Branda, JA; Chudgar, Saumil; Fowler, Vance Garrison Jr; Lantos, Paul; Nigrovic, LE; ... (9 authors) (Clin Infect Dis, 2015-11-01)
      BACKGROUND: Lyme disease is diagnosed by 2-tiered serologic testing in patients with a compatible clinical illness, but the significance of positive test results in low-prevalence regions has not been investigated. METHODS: ...
    • 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 ...