does valuable work to help Member States improve their livestock production and prevent the spread of animal and zoonotic diseases, which are diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans.
A notification letter from APHL
, CAP, and the CDC was distributed to subscribers, urging them to follow the detailed biosafety instructions provided with the exercise and to use BSL-2 practices to set up the isolates, followed by BSL-3 practices for any subsequent manipulations.
Both reports (Ready or Not: Findings and Recommendations of the APHL
Chemical Terrorism Project and Hospital Preparedness: Most Urban Hospitals Have Emergency Plans but Lack Certain Capacities for Bioterrorism Response) are on SM Online.
The network combines the expertise and technology of APHL
and public health and law enforcement communities with state laboratories.
More clinicians are using point-of-care devices because they are quick, cheap, and easy," says Sanwat Chaudhuri, PhD, chair of the APHL
Environmental Health Committee.
Detailed information concerning the status of NBS programs in the US can be found on the CDC and APHL
Public Health Laboratories operate as a first line of defense to protect the public against diseases and other health hazards, and as such we need to be using cutting-edge technologies to identify, address and protect the public from health risks," said Scott Becker, APHL
is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) P.
Global Health Department staff will initially look through responses to determine whether or not a
Presented as a talk at the APHL
Newborn Screening Symposium, San Antonio, TX, September 2008.
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL
) is seeking the technical expertise to develop a cloud-based reference center enrollment portal that will streamline the management of the enrollment process for laboratory and APHL
Portions of this report were presented as preliminary results at the APHL
, Newborn Screening and Genetics Testing Symposium (Raleigh, NC, May 2001).