1. SWAlexander

    SARS-CoV-2 triggering autoimmune diseases

    Sorry if this has already been posted. Highlight • SARS-CoV-2, the cause of the pandemic coronavirus disease, causes dysregulation of an immune response. • Infection of respiratory epithelium by virus triggers both innate and acquired immunity that led to the immune system's hyperactivation. •...
  2. B

    QuantiFERON-TB Gold was positive

    Mary, a senior female, had a followup appt with her PCP today. PCP is young, inexperienced but trying to do things the right way. Mary had labs done for a rheumatologist. Quite comprehensive, but a couple surprises. She had a positive result for IgG P41 (Borrelia) on Lyme Test. It was the...