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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 21, 2013       Volume 30   Number 12

Spotlight

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Host Genomics and the Control of Infectious Diseases






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Features of the Week


March 22 is Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day

New EGAPP Recommendation: Genomic Testing to Assess Type 2 Diabetes Risk

John Snow, Genomics & the Transformation of Epidemiology in the 21st Century

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Diseases of the Week


World Tuberculosis Day, March 24

Diabetes Alert Day, March 26

Alzheimer's disease

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Select Events

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Funding Opportunities

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Reports and Publications


Cancer

Ethics & Law

Family History

Genomics in Practice

Genomic Tests

Guidelines and Recommendations

Newborn Screening

Public Health Sciences

Reviews and Commentaries on Science & Technology

Tools and Databases

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


CDC authors are indicated in bold

Detection of the A2058G and A2059G 23S rRNA gene point mutations associated with azithromycin resistance in Treponema pallidum by use of a TaqMan real-time multiplex PCR assay
Chen CY, Chi KH, Pillay A, Nachamkin E, Su JR, Ballard RC. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Mar;51(3):908-13.

Impact of minority nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor resistance mutations on resistance genotype after virologic failure
Li JZ, Paredes R, Ribaudo HJ, Kozal MJ, Svarovskaia ES, Johnson JA, Geretti AM, Metzner KJ, Jakobsen MR, Hullsiek KH, Ostergaard L, Miller MD, Kuritzkes DR. J Infect Dis. 2013 Mar;207(6):893-7.

Genetic variation and exchange in Trypanosoma cruzi isolates from the United States
Roellig DM, Savage MY, Fujita AW, Barnabe C, Tibayrenc M, Steurer FJ, Yabsley MJ. PLoS One. 2013 ;8(2):e56198.

Hepatitis E virus isolated from rabbits is genetically heterogeneous but with very similar antigenicity to human HEV
Wang S, Dong C, Dai X, Cheng X, Liang J, Dong M, Purdy MA, Meng J. J Med Virol. 2013 Apr;85(4):627-35.

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