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Published by the Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG), the Update includes CDC announcements, publications, blogs and other products. The Update also includes links to genomics and health impact news and publications. The Update features genomic tests, family history, programs and practice, policy and legislation and public health science.  To receive this update electronically every week sign-up here.


Thursday, August 2, 2012       Volume 29   Number 5

Spotlight

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New CDC Feature: Genetic Testing for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer





Genomic Pulse




Announcements



Topics of the Week


Cancer

Cardiovascular Disease

Genomics in Practice

Infectious Diseases

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


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Public awareness and use of direct-to-consumer personal genomic tests from four state population-based surveys, and implications for clinical and public health practice
Kolor K, Duquette D, Zlot A, Foland J, Anderson B, Giles R, Wrathall J, Khoury MJ. Genet Med. 2012 Jul 19.

Relaxation of adaptive evolution during the HIV-1 infection owing to reduction of CD4+ T cell counts
Leal E, Casseb J, Hendry M, Busch MP, Diaz RS. PLos One. 2012 ;7(6):e39776.

Genetic characterization of atypical Mansonella (Mansonella) ozzardi microfilariae in human blood samples from northeastern Peru
Marcos LA, Arrospide N, Recuenco S, Cabezas C, Weil GJ, Fischer PU. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Jul 23.

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