• APHL Responds to the Zika Virus

    APHL Responds to the Zika Virus

    Status updates on Zika diagnostics, guidance, training and response activities. More.
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Advanced Molecular Detectionhttp://redesign.dev.aphl.org/programs/infectious_disease/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=1Advanced Molecular Detection<img alt="" src="/programs/infectious_disease/PublishingImages/ID_DNA.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://redesign/programs/infectious_disease/Pages/Advanced-Molecular-Detection.aspx, /programs/infectious_disease/Pages/Advanced-Molecular-Detection.aspx
Mycobacteria Lab Essentialshttp://redesign.dev.aphl.org/programs/infectious_disease/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=3Mycobacteria Lab Essentials<img alt="" src="/programs/infectious_disease/PublishingImages/ID_TB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://redesign/programs/infectious_disease/tuberculosis/Pages/TB-Core-Curriculum.aspx, /programs/infectious_disease/tuberculosis/Pages/TB-Core-Curriculum.aspx
Right Sizing Flu Surveillance http://redesign.dev.aphl.org/programs/infectious_disease/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Right Sizing Flu Surveillance <img alt="" src="/programs/infectious_disease/PublishingImages/ID_Right-Size.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://redesign/programs/infectious_disease/influenza/Influenza-Virologic-Surveillance-Right-Size-Roadmap/Pages/default.aspx, /programs/infectious_disease/influenza/Pages/Influenza-Virologic-Surveillance-Right-Size-Roadmap.aspx

 

 

MTBC Drug Susceptibility Testing: EMBhttp://redesign.dev.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/ID-MTBC_DrugSusceptibility_0216.pdfMTBC Drug Susceptibility Testing: EMBA discussion of issues surrounding the use of the anti-tuberculosis drug Ethambutol, or EMB, including recommended dose, EMB drug susceptibility testing and test methods, and reproducibility of susceptibility testing for EMB.
MTBC Drug Susceptibility Testing: PZAhttp://redesign.dev.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/ID-PZA_WhitePaper_0216.pdfMTBC Drug Susceptibility Testing: PZAA discussion about the use of Pyrazinimide, or PZA, as first-line therapy for treatment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, including mechanism of action, reproducibility of susceptibility testing, and impact on clinical outcomes.
2014 HIV Diagnostic Surveyhttp://redesign.dev.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/ID_HIV_SurveyBrief_0316.pdf2014 HIV Diagnostic SurveyResults from the 2014 APHL survey on lab practices for HIV testing showing increased usage of antigen/antibody combination immunoassays and antibody differentiation assays, as well as a decrease in testing volume.
Specimen, Specimen-Product Storage/Retentionhttp://redesign.dev.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/ID_Specimen_Storage_0216.pdfSpecimen, Specimen-Product Storage/RetentionBest practices on how to keep original specimens, specimen isolates, and specimens with unusual results, along with information about accrediting agency standards and protocols for storage, inventory, and destruction.

Training - ,resourceswebpart CUSTOMIZE  Training

 

 

Detection and Typing of Legionella for Outbreak ResponseDetection and Typing of Legionella for Outbreak Response2016-06-14T17:00:00Z2016-06-14T18:00:00Zhttps://www.aphlnet.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?webcode=EventInfo&Reg_evt_key=fe2949b1-deb2-49e0-8fe1-646dd3de033c, Detection and Typing of Legionella for Outbreak Response
HIV Testing Update - Archived WebinarHIV Testing Update - Archived Webinar2016-05-07T00:00:00Z2017-05-06T23:59:00Zhttps://www.aphlnet.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?webcode=EventInfo&Reg_evt_key=192da718-3b27-410c-b37c-a847c7d707a9&RegPath=EventRegFees&FreeEvent=0&Event=630-16%20SS%20HIV%20Testing%20Update&FundraisingEvent=0&evt_guest_limit=0, HIV Testing Update
AMD webinar – Sequencing of Viral pathogens: HIV and HCVAMD webinar – Sequencing of Viral pathogens: HIV and HCV2016-06-15T17:00:00Z2016-06-15T18:00:00Zhttp://redesign/programs/infectious_disease/Pages/default.aspx, registration coming soon
Zika Virus - Overview and Guidance for Clinical LabsZika Virus - Overview and Guidance for Clinical Labs2016-02-26T00:00:00Z2016-10-01T23:59:00Zhttps://www.aphlnet.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?webcode=EventInfo&Reg_evt_key=d95a8d6a-c70d-443c-b539-0d22bd8664e7, Zika Virus—Overview and Guidance