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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, October 25, 2012       Volume 29   Number 17

Spotlight

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Implementation of Genomic Medicine and Public Health Practice

 


Human Genome Sequencing

Public Health Surveillance and Registries

Epidemiology in the 21st Century

Public Health Careers and Education

Colorectal Cancer, Family History and Genetics

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Topics of the Week


Cancer

Family History

Genomics in Practice

Newborn Screening

Pharmacogenomics

Public Health Sciences

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


CDC authors are indicated in bold

Diversity and relationships of cocirculating modern human rotaviruses revealed using large-scale comparative genomics
McDonald SM, McKell AO, Rippinger CM, McAllen JK, Akopov A, Kirkness EF, Payne DC, Edwards KM, Chappell JD, Patton JT. J Virol. 2012 Sep;86(17):9148-62.

Comparison of Ahlstrom grade 226, Munktell TFN, and Whatman 903 filter papers for dried blood spot (DBS) specimen collection and subsequent HIV-1 viral load and drug-resistance genotyping analysis
Rottinghaus E, Bile E, Modukanele M, Maruping M, Mine M, Nkengasong J, Yang C. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Oct 17.

Prevalence of the 23S rRNA A2058G point mutation and molecular subtypes in Treponema pallidum in the United States, 2007 to 2009
Su JR, Pillay A, Hook EW, Ghanem KG, Wong W, Jackson D, Smith LD, Pierce E, Philip SS, Wilson S, Golden MR, Workowski KA, Chi KH, Parrish DD, Chen CY, Weinstock HS. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 October;39(10):794-798

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