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The National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID) has been officially reorganized and as a result its former divisions and programs have been realigned into multiple new national centers. Any reference in this site to "NCID" is no longer accurate. The content is being repurposed and this portion of the CDC site remains posted for archive purposes only.

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Healthcare and Laboratory Issues

Bioterrorism Agents (smallpox, plague, botulism, more)
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response site
CDC Data and Specimen Handling (DASH) Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF (23 KB)
Section form 50.34 for submission of laboratory specimens
DPDx: Diagnostic Parasitology
Dynamic electronic resource focusing on the identification and diagnosis of parasites of public health concern
Health Level Seven Specifications for Electronic Laboratory-Based Reporting of Public Health Information, 1996 Corel WordPerfect 6.0
(284 KB)
Isolation and Identification of Measles Virus in Cell Culture
Guide for the collection and handling of specimens for the isolation and identification of measles virus. English and Spanish

See Also
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion site

Topic Sections
item Publications online by topic, home
item Emerging infectious diseases
item Disease- and agent-specific publications
item Healthcare-associated infections
item Healthcare and laboratory issues
item Antimicrobial resistance
item Disease prevention, general
item Disease surveillance (on Infectious Disease Surveillance site)
Other Publication Sources
CDC publishes a great amount of information in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report and Emerging Infectious Diseases journal. If you do not find a publication on the topic you are looking for below, please try those publications.

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