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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, September 13, 2012       Volume 29   Number 11

Spotlight

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Genomics, Surveillance Indicators and the Healthy People Initiative


 

Cholesterol Education, Family History and Familial Hypercholesterolemia

 

Obesity: Genes and Environments
 
September 2012 is Ovarian Cancer Month

 

EGAPP Working Group News

 

CDC Blog Post: Now Watch This: Genomic Epidemiology

 

Topics of the Week


Cancer

Genomic Testing

Genomics in Practice

Guidelines and Recommendations

Newborn Screening

Public Health Sciences

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


CDC authors are indicated in bold

Multi-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae clinical isolates from 1962-present: a retrospective study
Benitez AJ, Diaz MH, Wolff BJ, Pimentel G, Njenga MK, Estevez A, Winchell JM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Sep 5.

A permutation procedure to correct for confounders in case-control studies, including tests of rare variation
Epstein MP, Duncan R, Jiang Y, Conneely KN, Allen AS, Satten GA. Am J Hum Genet. 2012 Aug 10;91(2):215-23.

Genomic characterization of Listeria monocytogenes strains involved in a multistate listeriosis outbreak associated with cantaloupe in US
Laksanalamai P, Joseph LA, Silk BJ, Burall LS, Tarr CL, Gerner-Smidt P, Datta AR. PLoS One. 2012 ;7(7):e42448.

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