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Volume 31   Number 18   November 7 - 14, 2013About the Update


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Reports and Publications

Genomics in Practice

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Adult genetic risk screening
Caskey CT, et al. Annu Rev Med 2013 Nov

Identifying individuals who might benefit from genetic services and information.
Chris Jacobs et al.  Nursing Standard, 30 Oct 2013

CMO's annual report 2012: Our children deserve better, UK Department of Health, November 2013

The role of genomics in improving child health, PHG Foundation, Oct 31

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications

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CDC authors are indicated in bold

Development of a reverse genetics system to generate recombinant Marburg virus derived from a bat isolate
Albarino CG, Uebelhoer LS, Vincent JP, Khristova ML, Chakrabarti AK, McElroy A, Nichol ST, Towner JS. Virology. 2013 Nov;446(1-2):230-7.

Prevalence and characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in dairy cattle in Nile River delta provinces, Egypt.
Amer S, Zidan S, Adamu H, Ye J, Roellig D, Xiao L, Feng Y. Exp Parasitol. 2013 Nov;135(3):518-23.

Isolation and molecular characterization of Fikirini rhabdovirus, a novel virus from a Kenyan bat.
Kading RC, Gilbert AT, Mossel EC, Crabtree MB, Kuzmin IV, Niezgoda M, Agwanda B, Markotter W, Weil MR, Montgomery JM, Rupprecht CE, Miller BR. J Gen Virol. 2013 Nov;94(Pt 11):2393-8.

Real-time RT-PCR assay to differentiate clades of H5N1 avian influenza viruses circulating in Vietnam.
Kis Z, Jones J, Creanga A, Ferdinand K, Inui K, Gerloff N, Davis CT, Nguyen T, Donis RO. J Virol Methods. 2013 Nov;193(2):452-8.

Molecular resistance mechanisms of macrolide-resistant invasive streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from Alaska, 1986 to 2010.
Rudolph K, Bulkow L, Bruce M, Zulz T, Reasonover A, Harker-Jones M, Hurlburt D, Hennessy T. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Nov;57(11):5415-22.

Joint effects between five identified risk variants, allergy, and autoimmune conditions on glioma risk
Safaeian M, Rajaraman P, Hartge P, Yeager M, Linet M, Butler MA, Ruder AM, Purdue MP, Hsing A, Beane-Freeman L, Hoppin JA, Albanes D, Weinstein SJ, Inskip PD, Brenner A, Rothman N, Chatterjee N, Gillanders EM, Chanock SJ, Wang SS. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Oct;24(10):1885-91.

Absence of high molecular weight proteins 1 and/or 2 is associated with decreased adherence among non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae clinical isolates.
Vuong J, Wang X, Theodore JM, Whitmon J, Gomez de Leon P, Mayer LW, Carlone GM, Romero-Steiner S. J Med Microbiol. 2013 Nov;62(Pt 11):1649-56.

Genetic variants within the MHC region are associated with immune responsiveness to childhood vaccinations.
Yucesoy B, Talzhanov Y, Johnson VJ, Wilson NW, Biagini RE, Wang W, Frye B, Weissman DN, Germolec DR, Luster MI, Barmada MM. Vaccine. 2013 Nov 4;31(46):5381-91.

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