Andrew M. Fine, MD, MPH; Victor Nizet, MD; Kenneth D. Mandl, MD, MPH
Acknowledgment: The authors thank CVS/Caremark and MinuteClinic for use of the data.
Grant Support: By the Mentored Public Health Research Scientist Development Award K01HK000055 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), by Public Health Informatics Center of Excellence Award P01HK000088 from CDC, and by grants 1G08LM009778 and R01 LM007677 from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.
Potential Conflicts of Interest: Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M11-0140.
Reproducible Research Statement:Study protocol and data set: Not available. Statistical code: Available from Dr. Fine.
Requests for Single Reprints: Andrew M. Fine, MD, MPH, Emergency Medicine-Main 1, Children's Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Fine: Emergency Medicine-Main 1, Children's Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.
Dr. Nizet: Division of Pediatric Pharmacology and Drug Discovery, UCSD School of Medicine, Cellular & Molecular Medicine East, Room 1066, 9500 Gilman Drive Mail Code 0687, La Jolla, CA 92093-5611.
Dr. Mandl: Children's Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: A.M. Fine, K.D. Mandl.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: A.M. Fine, V.N. Nizet, K.D. Mandl.
Drafting of the article: A.M. Fine, K.D. Mandl.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: A.M. Fine, V.N. Nizet, K.D. Mandl.
Final approval of the article: A.M. Fine, V.N. Nizet, K.D. Mandl.
Provision of study materials or patients: A.M. Fine, K.D. Mandl.
Statistical expertise: A.M. Fine.
Obtaining of funding: A.M. Fine, K.D. Mandl.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: A.M. Fine, K.D. Mandl.
Collection and assembly of data: A.M. Fine.
Fine AM, Nizet V, Mandl KD. Improved Diagnostic Accuracy of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis With Use of Real-Time Biosurveillance. Ann Intern Med. 2011;155:345-352. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-155-6-201109200-00002
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