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CDC Using Advanced Technology to Detect Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

Posted on August 01, 2019

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its public health partners in all 50 states are tracking and classifying foodborne illness in a new way, using advanced technology called whole genome sequencing (WGS) to detect and stop outbreaks and combat drug-resistant bacteria. PulseNet, the national network of laboratories that detects outbreaks of foodborne […]

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