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Paul Sax
Harvard/Brigham Infectious Diseases doctor, writer, editor, educator, blogger. Prefer baseball to football, pizza to sushi, Beatles to Stones.
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Paul Sax 6h
Thanks, Kira! Images for OFID covers are carefully curated. 😉
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Paul Sax 6h
Replying to @richdavisphd
I hereby declare that you won today with this pun. And these pups agree:
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Paul Sax 23h
Who needs multiplex PCR or next-generation sequencing when we have this? 🐕🐶
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Paul Sax May 21
Makes sense!
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Paul Sax May 20
Replying to @emilylheil
🤣🤣 brilliant observation, thanks for sharing. Especially disappointing to get one of these red things since we're deep into the golden [ha] age of apple diversity and quality.
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Paul Sax May 19
Screening of healthcare workers for latent TB is a time- and labor-intensive annual flog* -- and, good news, is no longer recommended. (*That's the official medical term.) A bit more on these welcome recommendations here:
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Paul Sax May 18
Stick around for the poll at the end:
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Paul Sax May 17
Congratulations!
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Paul Sax May 17
"In the absence of known exposure or evidence of ongoing TB transmission, US health care personnel without LTBI should not undergo routine serial TB screening or testing at any interval after baseline (e.g., annually)." Agree 100%!
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Paul Sax May 16
"My name is Sax -- that's spelled S-A-X, like the musical instrument." Have been saying that for decades, so guess something like this fax cover sheet was bound to happen eventually. (With apologies to spell-checkers everywhere.)
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Paul Sax May 15
Replying to @mmlederman1
So painful to read about this, on many levels.
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Paul Sax May 15
Replying to @AdamRodmanMD
We better check our "search optimization"!
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Paul Sax May 15
Two superb reviews of "normal" body temperature. 1) This tweetorial. 2) This review paper just published in OFID. Normal Body Temperature: A Systematic Review
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Paul Sax May 14
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Paul Sax May 14
This is what it's like living Boston since April 1 -- right ?
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Paul Sax May 14
What if you're sick, and the only one carefully examining you ... is you? Compelling first-person narrative by ID doc Jay Kostman of h/t
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Paul Sax May 12
My mother doesn't celebrate Mother's Day. But I wrote this anyway. Latest post:
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Paul Sax May 12
Time running out on this critically important poll. And it's very close -- your vote matters!
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Paul Sax May 11
The HIV virus.
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Paul Sax May 11
Replying to @Darcy_ID_doc
The predictive value positive increased markedly when we limited the analysis to those with respiratory symptoms.
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