Did You Know?
Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!
- Progress has stalled in controlling foodborne pathogens in the United States, according to a new report from CDC’s Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network.
- New lab technologies have enhanced our capabilities for diagnostics and surveillance of foodborne diseases, but targeted interventions are needed to reduce foodborne illnesses.
- Health departments can culture specimens with positive culture-independent diagnostic test results to help better identify antibiotic resistance, find outbreaks, monitor disease trends, and inform policy and prevention efforts.
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