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2010-09-21 12:16:00

CDC Report notes advances in preparedness and response and challenges ahead ATLANTA, Sept.

2009-04-28 10:45:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long regarded as the gold standard in monitoring medical laboratory performance, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) believes that the nation's laboratories will be able to adequately process and handle influenza cases and adapt to evolving guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Their readiness is demonstrated through the CAP's Proficiency Testing (PT) program.

2009-03-30 12:21:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Laboratory Response Network (LRN), the national laboratory system charged with protecting the public in health emergencies, will mark its first decade at its national meeting in Orlando, Florida, April 1-3, 2009. Founded in 1999 by the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to test for agents of bioterrorism, the Laboratory...

2008-08-21 15:01:07

Pilgrim Software, Inc., a world-leading provider of Enterprise Compliance and Quality Management software solutions, today announced the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement Pilgrim's automated platform for document control, complaints and corrective and preventive action (CAPA) systems management throughout the Laboratory Response Network (LRN) under the Division of Bioterrorism Preparedness & Response.

2005-08-30 13:58:58

method for identifying Bacillus anthracis, the causative agent of anthrax, has been cleared for diagnostic use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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