Advanced Molecular Detection (AMD) and Response to Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Advanced molecular detection (AMD) integrates the latest next-generation genomic sequencing technologies with bioinformatics and epidemiology expertise across CDC and the nation to help us find, track, and stop disease-causing pathogens faster than ever before.

MicrobeTrace makes new connections for COVID-19 investigators

Posted on Tuesday, October 4, 2021

The word is spreading about MicrobeTrace. The web-based platform for visualizing disease outbreak data is a user-friendly bioinformatics tool. Developed by the CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention and funded by the Office of AMD, MicrobeTrace can easily integrate and visualize pathogen genomics and epidemiologic data which is valuable for contact tracing in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Page last reviewed: October 5, 2021