Following questions about the accuracy of tests for antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), and possible misuse and misinterpretation of those tests, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in May released interim (temporary) guidelines for their use. News outlets have reported on the inaccurate results...
The first confirmed cases of deadly Ebola in Uganda are a cause for concern because the potential for it to spread in the region is high.
The FDA has approved a modified two-tier testing process that is anticipated to simplify the interpretation of Lyme disease test results and improve detection of Lyme disease earlier on following infection.
More than two dozen cases of Eastern equine encephalitis virus infection have been reported and at least ten people have died from EEE this summer.
While the spread of babesiosis through blood transfusions is rare, health organizations are taking steps to lower the risk of such infections even further.
As measles cases mount in the U.S., health officials track outbreaks with lab tests and take measures to limit spread of the disease.
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