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Hold the Tomato? Investigating Produce-Related Outbreaks

Webcast date: 
July 16, 2008
(Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland)

Presented by:
Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene


David Blythe photo

David Blythe, MD, MPH
State Epidemiologist, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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Robert Myers, PhD
Deputy Director, Laboratories Administration
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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Alvina Chu, MHS
Chief, Division of Outbreak Investigation
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene


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Topic 1 - Hold the Tomato?  Investigating Produce-Related Outbreaks
»  Speaker 1 & 2:  Alvina Chu, MHS and David Blythe, MD, MPH
    Part 1:  
Summarize current nationwide Salmonella Saint Paul investigation 
    Part 2:  Present more details about produce-related outbreaks
   Part 3:  Describe techniques for molecular epidemiology in outbreak investigations

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»  Speaker 3:  Robert Myers, PhD
    Part 1: 
Basic concepts of molecular epidemiology
    Part 2: Summary of testing activities at the MD DHMH Labs in support of outbreaks
   Part 3: Overview of sub-typing bacterial pathogens using PFGE techniques
    Part 4: What n
ewer molecular sub-typing technologies will replace PFGE?

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