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Outbreak or pseudo-outbreak? Integrating SARS-CoV-2 sequencing to validate infection control practices in an end stage renal disease facility

Bridget Pfaff, Craig Richmond, Arick Sabin, Deena Athas, Jessica Adams, Megan Meller, Kumari Usha, Sarah Schmitz, Brian Simmons, Andrew Borgert, Paraic Kenny,

<h4>ABSTRACT</h4> <h4>Background</h4> The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 poses a particularly high risk for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients and led to a need for facility-wide control plans to prevent introduction and spread of infection within ESRD facilities. Rapid identification of clusters of contemporaneous cases is essential, as these may ... Read more >>

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Blastomycosis diagnosed in a nonhyperendemic area.

Bridget L Pfaff, William A Agger, Thomas J Volk,

INTRODUCTION: Blastomycosis, caused by the dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis, is hyperendemic in northern Wisconsin and is unevenly distributed in the rest of the state and contiguous Minnesota. Clinical presentation of this illness has been characterized by localized outbreaks and sporadic cases in endemic areas. METHODS: Using ICD-9 CPT codes, we ... Read more >>

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