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PulseNet compares the 'DNA fingerprints' of bacteria from patients to find clusters of disease that might represent unrecognized outbreaks. Health officials can't stop an outbreak, and industry and regulatory agencies can't make changes to our food and water delivery systems, if they don't know that outbreaks are occurring. That's where PulseNet comes inMore


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Photo: Lab tech working in labAbout PulseNet

PulseNet plays a vital role in identifying and investigating foodborne outbreaks…

Photo: Microscope view of Escherichia coli bacteriaPathogens and Protocols

Participants perform standardized molecular subtyping…

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Diagnostic testing and next generation sequencing…

Graphic: Sample Epi CurveOutbreak Detection

PulseNet solved this problem by providing the testing methods…

PulseNet world mapParticipants and Partners

PulseNet USA consists of over 80 laboratories…

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