ELISA: too insensitive as a screening test

The CDC-approved two-tiered screening test for Lyme Disease is ineffective because … The reason that most ELISA assays are inadequate as screening tests is that they were not designed by the manufacturers to be sensitive at the 95% confidence level, the level typically required for screening. In fact, Luger and Krause found up to a […]

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The FOIA Request of the CDC TOOK 5 YEARS!

More from Kris Newby, providing the back story of what Mary Jo Pfeiffer reported on in her recent Poughkeepsie Journal article on the CDC, NIH, IDSA and the FOIA: http://ire.org/blog/transparency-watch/2013/05/20/foia-request-cdc-took-five-years-fulfill/