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    • Poor Positive Predictive Value of Lyme Disease Serologic Testing in an Area of Low Disease Incidence. 

      Lantos, PM; Branda, JA; Boggan, JC; Chudgar, SM; Wilson, EA; Ruffin, F; Fowler, VG; ... (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: ...
    • Positive follow-up blood cultures identify high mortality risk Among patients with gram negative bacteremia. 

      Maskarinec, SA; Park, LP; Ruffin, F; Turner, NA; Patel, N; Eichenberger, EM; van Duin, D; ... (10 authors) (Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 2020-02-27)
      OBJECTIVES:The role of follow-up blood cultures (FUBCs) in management of gram-negative bacteremia (GNB) is poorly understood. This study aims to determine utility of FUBCs in identifying patients with increased mortality ...