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OBJECTIVES To evaluate individuals at high risk for tuberculosis exposure who had a history of a positive tuberculin skin test (TST) result in order to determine the prevalence of unsuspected negative TST results. To confirm these findings with the QuantiFERON-TB test (QFT), an in vitro whole-blood assay that measures tuberculin-induced secretion of(More)
With the advent of the direct acting antivirals (DAA), or all oral HCV treatment regimens, there exists a great opportunity to provide HCV treatment to people who inject drugs (PWID) enrolled in an opioid treatment program (OTP). This retrospective study conducted in the context of routine clinical care explores the outcomes of HCV treatment with DAAs in(More)
The general clinical features of the acute pediatric leukemias are similar. There is a fairly consistent picture of brief symptoms, which include weakness or fatique, bleeding or bruising, and bone or joint tenderness. Acute or subacute fever also is a common symptom. The fever can result from the underlying malignancy, but is more often the result of an(More)
With increasing volumes of complex imaging cases and rising economic pressure on physician staffing, timely reporting will become progressively challenging. Current and planned iterations of PACS and electronic medical record systems do not offer workflow management tools to coordinate delivery of imaging interpretations with the needs of the patient and(More)
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