Next Public Health Grand Rounds
Changes in Clinical Diagnostics and Tracking Infectious Diseases
Tuesday, October 18 at 1 p.m. EDT
When it comes to tracking infectious diseases and outbreaks, determining who is infected with a particular pathogen is the first step in solving the puzzle and stopping the spread of the disease. Culture-independent diagnostic tests (CIDTs) are a new method for diagnosing infections, and they are often used to identify foodborne illness.
In the News - Zika Virus
There’s a CDC Public Health Grand Rounds for That!
Zika is a virus which is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Though illness symptoms are usually mild, Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects.
CDC Grand Rounds Previous Sessions
- Beyond the Blood Spot: Newborn Screening for Hearing Loss and Critical Congenital Heart Disease
- Primary Prevention and Public Health Strategies to Prevent Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
- Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Diseases (an Encore Presentation)
- Seven Decades of Firsts with Seven CDC Directors
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