The laboratory serves health departments throughout the United States in the characterization of streptococcal isolates for outbreak support and other public health concerns, and is also very active internationally.
The laboratory offers extensive information on emm types, including
- Assigning emm types and subtypes
- Blast emm and emm databases
- New emm designations
- Global emm type proportions
Protocols are also available.Top of Page
Investigating clusters of group A streptococcal disease
Calculator to estimate expected number of invasive group A Streptococcus cases in a county or region
Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs)
ABCs is an active laboratory- and population-based surveillance system for invasive bacterial pathogens of public health importance.
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- Page last updated: May 1, 2014
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