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.

"Transforming Disease Detection" video released

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020

To accompany a New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) special report, Pathogen Genomics in Public Healthexternal icon, the Office of Advanced Molecular Detection (AMD) released a video, “Transforming Disease Detection,” which gives a brief introduction to next-generation sequencing (NGS) and explains how this technology can help solve outbreaks that, in the past, would not have been detectable.

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