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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, February 28, 2013       Volume 30   Number 9

Spotlight

EGAPP Evidence to Practice


Evidence Matters in Genomic Medicine






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Features of the Week


Genetic Testing and Population Screening for Common Diseases

Toxic Substances, Genomics and Human Health

Electronic Health Records, Genomic Medicine and Public Health

Genetic Testing in Children

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Diseases of the Week


Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

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Select Events


February 28 is International Rare Disease Day

Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT13): Annual Conference Feb 20-23: Conference Highlights

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Funding Opportunities

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Reports and Publications


Cancer

Ethics

Family History

Genomics in Practice

Guidelines and Recommendations

Newborn Screening

Pharmacogenomics

Policy and Legislation

Public Health Sciences

Reproductive Health

Reviews and Commentaries on Science & Technology

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


CDC authors are indicated in bold

Rapid hepatitis C virus divergence among chronically infected individuals
Cruz-Rivera M, Carpio-Pedroza JC, Escobar-Gutierrez A, Lozano D, Vergara-Castaneda A, Rivera-Osorio P, Martinez-Guarneros A, Chacon CA, Fonseca-Coronado S, Vaughan G. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Feb;51(2):629-32.

How can polygenic inheritance be used in population screening for common diseases?
Khoury MJ, Janssens AC, Ransohoff DF. Genet Med. 2013 Feb 14.

Field evaluation of a broadly sensitive HIV-1 in-house genotyping assay for use with both plasma and dried blood spot specimens in a resource-limited country
Inzaule S, Yang C, Kasembeli A, Nafisa L, Okonji J, Oyaro B, Lando R, Mills LA, Laserson K, Thomas T, Nkengasong J, Zeh C. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Feb;51(2):529-39.

Zoonotic Cryptosporidium species and Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotypes in HIV-positive patients on antiretroviral therapy
Wang L, Zhang H, Zhao X, Zhang L, Zhang G, Guo M, Liu L, Feng Y, Xiao L. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Feb;51(2):557-63.

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