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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, March 7, 2013       Volume 30   Number 10

Spotlight

African American family


March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month






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Features of the Week


Evidence Matters in Genomic Medicine

Genomics, Literacy and the Empowered Consumer

Translational Research and Genomic Medicine

Toxic Substances, Genomics and Human Health

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Diseases of the Week


World Kidney Day March 14

Rare Diseases

Maple Syrup Urine Disease

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Select Events


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Reports and Publications


Cancer

Ethics & Law

Genomics in Practice

Genomic Tests

Guidelines and Recommendations

Newborn Screening

Pharmacogenomics

Prenatal Screening

Public Health Sciences

Reviews and Commentaries on Science & Technology

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


CDC authors are indicated in bold

Prioritizing tuberculosis clusters by genotype for public health action, Washington, USA
Lindquist S, Allen S, Field K, Ghosh S, Haddad MB, Narita M, Oren E.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 ;19(3):493-495.

A nuclear single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) potentially useful for the separation of Rhodnius prolixus from members of the Rhodnius robustus cryptic species complex (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
Pavan MG, Mesquita RD, Lawrence GG, Lazoski C, Dotson EM, Abubucker S, Mitreva M, Randall-Maher J, Monteiro FA.
Infect Genet Evol. 2013 March;14(1):426-433.

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