Elitza S. Theel

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An Ehrlichia muris-like (EML) pathogen was detected among 4 patients in Minnesota and Wisconsin during 2009. We characterized additional cases clinically and epidemiologically. During 2004-2013, blood samples from 75,077 patients from all 50 United States were tested by PCR from the groEL gene for Ehrlichia spp. and Anaplasma phagocytophilum. During(More)
The incidence of invasive fungal infections (IFI) has increased in recent years, especially among immunocompromised hosts (ICH). In 2003, the Fungitell® assay received FDA clearance for the presumptive diagnosis of IFI using serum and detects (1-3)-β-d-glucan, which is a major cell wall component of certain fungi (e.g., Candida, Aspergillus, and(More)
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