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.

New COVID-19 Genomic Epidemiology Toolkit Released

Posted on Friday, January 8, 2021

The Office of AMD recently released a COVID-19 Genomic Epidemiology Toolkit to help epidemiologists apply genomic data to state and local investigations and track SARS-CoV-2 strains circulating in their jurisdictions. The toolkit consists of modular video presentations, audio transcripts, case studies, scientific narratives, examples/templates, job aids, reference documents, external links, etc.

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