Infectious Disease

Blog Series: Antimicrobial Resistance & Global Health Security – Collaborative Efforts in Disease Surveillance (Part 1)

Last week, NACCHO outlined the landscape of disease surveillance and highlighted the importance of local public health agencies as early detectors of infectious disease threats. Revisit the first blog post in this series for a…

Blog Series: Antimicrobial Resistance & Global Health Security – The State of Disease Surveillance

Due to the continued application and overuse of antimicrobials, antimicrobial resistance – which includes resistance among bacteria, parasites, viruses, and fungi – is a growing threat to human health and an increasingly critical component of…

Watch Now: Public Health Grand Rounds – Changes in Clinical Diagnostics and Tracking Infectious Diseases

On October 18, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) presented the October session of Public Health Grand Rounds, “Changes in Clinical Diagnostics and Tracking Infectious Diseases.” The session focused on how culture-independent diagnostic tests (CIDTs)…