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Understanding test results for infectious diseases : consider the likelihood of disease before performing laboratory testing
  • Published Date:
    10/25/11
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 349.70 KB]


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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Vector Borne Diseases. Bacterial Diseases Branch.
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    The likelihood that a patient has a disease depends on many factors:

    • Has the patient been in an area where the disease is found?

    • Does the patient have signs and symptoms typical ofthe disease?

    • Does the patient have risk factors for contracting or developing the disease?

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