We talked with Michael Wichman, PhD, environmental laboratory director at the State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa, about what makes environmental labs unique. Learn…
- APHL: US needs an environmental health surveillance system to prevent crises like Flint
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- The lowdown on lead
By Caitlin Saucier Feltner, BSN, RN Most people have seen or eaten sprouts, the crunchy mild-tasting greens that are often incorporated into stir-fried dishes and…
- Stopping Listeria required an arsenal of tools and an army of experts
- Utah raw milk outbreak was difficult – but not impossible – to stop
- Virginia: PFGE and whole genome sequencing show Salmonella outbreak who’s boss
By Michelle Forman, senior specialist, media, APHL When it comes to newborn screening, the primary goal, simply stated, is to save or improve the lives…
- Have questions about newborn screening and genetics? Now is your chance to ask!
- Newborn screening saved these babies. How are they doing now?
- Remembering Dr. Kenneth Pass, a newborn screening champion
by Anne Gaynor, manager of HIV, hepatitis, STD and TB programs, APHL Public health laboratories around the US have been in the epicenter of Zika…
- Fighting antimicrobial resistance requires clinical and public health response
- Identifying and treating latent TB cases is critical for TB elimination
- Zica: vírus antigo, novos desafios
By Tyler Wolford, senior specialist, Laboratory Response Network, APHL Positioned among administrative offices, high containment laboratories and extensive corridors at the US Centers for Disease…
- Zika: Old virus, new challenges
- September 30, 2014: As Ebola Arrived, the Texas Public Health Lab was Ready
- Building Connections and Recognizing Excellence at the 2015 LRN National Meeting
For decades, APHL has worked in more than 30 nations to train and support lab professionals fighting HIV/AIDS, often under agreements with CDC and the…
- APHL is a proud partner in the Global Health Security Agenda
- APHL joins partners in Sierra Leone to strengthen lab capacity in Ebola’s wake
- APHL Coaching Initiative Spans Continents
As we face day three of the federal government shutdown, we are hearing more about the deeply felt impact on our federal partners. While we…
- One World. One Health… and the Vector at Our Back Door
- Building and Sustaining an Efficient Laboratory through the Laboratory Efficiencies Initiative
- Kansas L-SIP Assessment Experience
By Peter Kyriacopoulos, senior director of public policy, APHL On January 11, 2016, APHL first expressed concern about the public health implications of Zika virus…
- Representing Public Health Labs at the White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship
- FDA Proposes Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests: Is This Good for Public Health?
- Food Safety Funding Cuts in Action
In 2010, virtually no state public health laboratories had next generation sequencing (NGS). But at the end of 2015, 37 state public health laboratories have…
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By Patricia Payne, president, JBM Associates, Inc.; consultant, APHL If you have never been involved with preparing specimens or cultures to transport for diagnosis or…
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