Lab News

June 2017
Dr. Susan Hoover was invited by the American Board of Internal Medicine to participate in the standard setting process for the Infectious Disease board exam. This process determines the passing score on the exams.

February 2017
Dr. Hoover’s proposal for analysis of the care of patients with Clostridium difficile infection was accepted by the Sanford Data Collaborative.

January 2017
Dr. Hoover co-authored a paper describing the development of a new test for Valley Fever. The paper is titled “Enhanced antibody detection and diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis with the MiraVista IgG and IgM detection enzyme immunoassay”. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28053216

November 2016
Dr. Susan Hoover was quoted in an article about valley fever by the Center for Health Journalism Collaborative.http://tucson.com/news/accurate-valley-fever-counts-elude-health-officials/article_ad2a08ce-3d6a-515d-af78-cb18489f07c3.html