Due to the AGA guidelines and recent publication of the ROME working team, serologic tests
for CD in the work up of all IBS patients is not recommended.
The diagnostic accuracy of serologic tests
for celiac disease: a systematic review.
A comparison of Lyme disease serologic test
results from 4 laboratories in patients with persistent symptoms after antibiotic treatment.
However, beginning in 2008, Maine modified the case definition to increase specificity regarding ehrlichiosis; reports with only one serologic test
result for ehrlichiosis and no concurrent anaplasmosis test result were classified as suspect in Maine.
"Based on the serologic tests
, there are a myriad of presentations that don't fit into any one pattern," which explains why physicians often don't recognize it or test for it, Dr.
Therefore, different serologic tests
have been developed, including Western blot (WB).
 The positive predictive value of accurately diagnosing syphilis when both serologic tests
are positive can be calculated when the disease prevalance is known.
Baseline serologic test
results for 32 health care workers exposed to Brucella melitensis in Toronto, Canada, 2012 Test results, no.
for LD are not standardized, and problems in the reliability and accuracy of serologic test
results have limited their usefulness for surveillance purposes.
In addition, serologic test
results were available for 53 (75%) of the 71 nonsymptomatic contacts; all were negative for MERS-CoV antibodies.
Onset of cough was October 14, and a serologic test
performed by the Massachusetts State Laboratory institute (MSLI) indicated that the student had an elevated level of immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody to pertussis toxin (PT).
According to the World Health Organization, MN titers [greater than or equal to] 80 are indicative of infection but must be confirmed by a second serologic test
because of the possibility of cross-reactivity (1).