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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, January 10, 2013       Volume 30   Number 2


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15 Years of Public Health Genomics


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Features of the Week

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Folic Acid Awareness Week: January 6-12, 2013:

Genomics Office, Connecticut Department of Health

50 Years of Newborn Screening

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Diseases of the Week

Deep Vein Thrombosis


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Select Events

NCI Workshop: Evidence needed to support the clinical utility of molecular diagnostics January 10-11

Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing January 3-7

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Reports and Publications


Family History

Funding Opportunity

Genomics in Practice

Guidelines and Recommendations

Newborn Screening


Prenatal Diagnosis

Public Health Sciences

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications

CDC authors are indicated in bold

Localization of pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus RNA in lung and lymph nodes of fatal influenza cases by in situ hybridization: new insights on virus replication and pathogenesis
Bhatnagar J, Jones T, Blau DM, Shieh WJ, Paddock CD, Drew C, Denison AM, Rollin DC, Patel M, Zaki SR. J Clin Virol. 2012 Dec 13.

Multilocus sequence typing of Enterocytozoon bieneusi: lack of geographic segregation and existence of genetically isolated sub-populations
Li W, Cama V, Akinbo FO, Ganguly S, Kiulia NM, Zhang X, Xiao L. Infect Genet Evol. 2012 Dec 17.

The CDC hemophilia A mutation project (CHAMP) mutation list: a new online resource
Payne AB, Miller CH, Kelly FM, Soucie J, Hooper W. Hum Mutat. 2012 Dec 26.

Epidemiology of pneumococcal serotype 6A and 6C among invasive and carriage isolates from Alaska, 1986-2009
Rudolph K, Bruce M, Bruden D, Zulz T, Wenger J, Reasonover A, Harker-Jones M, Hurlburt D, Hennessy T. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Dec 28.

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