R Porwancher

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A reanalysis of IgM Western blot criteria for the diagnosis of early Lyme disease
    R Porwancher
    Department of Medicine, St Francis Medical Center, Trenton, NJ 08629, USA
    J Infect Dis 179:1021-4. 1999
  2. pmc Multiplex immunoassay for Lyme disease using VlsE1-IgG and pepC10-IgM antibodies: improving test performance through bioinformatics
    Richard B Porwancher
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:851-9. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Improving Lyme disease diagnosis through bioinformatics
    Richard Porwancher; Fiscal Year: 2006

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Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint A reanalysis of IgM Western blot criteria for the diagnosis of early Lyme disease
    R Porwancher
    Department of Medicine, St Francis Medical Center, Trenton, NJ 08629, USA
    J Infect Dis 179:1021-4. 1999
    ..The value of the two-step approach for diagnosis of early Lyme disease may be limited in populations at lower risk of disease or when patients present with atypical signs and symptoms...
  2. pmc Multiplex immunoassay for Lyme disease using VlsE1-IgG and pepC10-IgM antibodies: improving test performance through bioinformatics
    Richard B Porwancher
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:851-9. 2011
    ..1% to 17.1%). As a second-tier test, a multiplex assay for VlsE1-IgG and pepC10-IgM antibodies performed as well as or better than Western blotting for Lyme disease diagnosis. Prospective validation studies appear to be warranted...

Research Grants2

  1. Improving Lyme disease diagnosis through bioinformatics
    Richard Porwancher; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This bioinformatic approach has the potential for integrating clinical and serologic diagnostic approaches using a standardized serum bank. ..