D C Middleton
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Interpreting borderline BeLPT resultsD C Middleton
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Health Studies, National Institutes of Health, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Am J Ind Med 54:205-9. 2011..BeLPT test results are abnormal (AB), borderline (BL), or normal (NL). This manuscript addresses the predictive value and interpretation of BL BeLPT results...
- Optimizing BeLPT criteria for beryllium sensitizationD C Middleton
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ATSDR, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Ind Med 51:166-72. 2008..The three criteria proposed by panel members were (1)one abnormal result, (2)one abnormal and one borderline result, and (3)two abnormal results...
- The BeLPT: algorithms and implicationsD C Middleton
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ATSDR, Atlanta, Georgia
Am J Ind Med 49:36-44. 2006..The variability of laboratory results and lack of a "gold standard" have led to questions about the test's performance. Fortunately, a recently published study has credibly estimated standard epidemiologic parameters for the BeLPT...