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Infectious disease screening lab panel for homeless patients: A retrospective review at a large academic health system

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  22 December 2020

Kusha Davar*
Affiliation:
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California
Mary Noli Pilkington
Affiliation:
UCLA Health, Los Angeles, California
Jessica Powers
Affiliation:
UCLA Health, Los Angeles, California
Ashley Busuttil
Affiliation:
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California
Roger Lee
Affiliation:
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California
Daniel Uslan
Affiliation:
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California
*
Author for correspondence: Kusha Davar, E-mail: kushadavar@mednet.ucla.edu

Abstract

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Type
Research Brief
Copyright
© The Author(s), 2020. Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

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