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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, July 12, 2012       Volume 29   Number 2


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July is National Hemochromatosis Awareness Month


Genomic Pulse

Tweets of the Week:


Topics of the Week


Cardiovascular Disease

Genetic Testing in Practice

Newborn Screening

Prenatal Testing

Public Health Sciences


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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications

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Increased immunogenicity of avian influenza DNA vaccine delivered to the skin using a microneedle patch
Kim YC, Song JM, Lipatov AS, Choi SO, Lee JW, Donis RO, Compans RW, Kang SM, Prausnitz MR. Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2012 Jun;81(2):239-47.

New insights into fluoroquinolone resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: functional genetic analysis of gyrA and gyrB mutations
Malik S, Willby M, Sikes D, Tsodikov OV, Posey JE. PLoS One. 2012 ;7(6):e39754.

Utility of multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification (mlpa) for hemophilia mutation screening
Payne A, Bean C, Hooper W, Miller C. J Thromb Haemost. 2012 Jul 3.

Re-emergence and decline of dengue virus serotype 3 in Puerto Rico
Santiago GA, McElroy-Horne K, Lennon NJ, Santiago LM, Birren BW, Henn MR, Munoz-Jordan JL. J Infect Dis. 2012 Jun 27.

Analysis of base and codon usage by rubella virus
Zhou Y, Chen X, Ushijima H, Frey TK. Arch Virol. 2012 May;157(5):889-99.

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