Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 29th, 2006
Researchers in the United States note, "Previous studies of pertussis (whooping cough) that have derived diagnostic cut-off points for pertussis antibody levels have assumed a single distribution for antibody levels and have used small sample sizes."
A.L. Baughman and colleagues of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention wrote, "In a recent study of 5409 serum samples from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES 111), a finite mixture model was developed to examine the distribution of immunoglobulin G...
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