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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 44

of 'Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of Yersinia infections'

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Misidentification of Yersinia pestis by automated systems, resulting in delayed diagnoses of human plague infections--Oregon and New Mexico, 2010-2011.
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Tourdjman M, Ibraheem M, Brett M, Debess E, Progulske B, Ettestad P, McGivern T, Petersen J, Mead P
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Clin Infect Dis. 2012;55(7):e58.
 
One human plague case was reported in Oregon in September 2010 and another in New Mexico in May 2011. Misidentification of Yersinia pestis by automated identification systems contributed to delayed diagnoses for both cases.
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Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA. mathieu.tourdjman@free.fr
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