Culture-Independent Diagnostic Test (CIDT) Challenges – 6/28/2017

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Speakers:

  • Kristy Kubota, MPH, (APHL)
  • Julie Hatch, MT(ASCP)
  • Karim E. Morey, MS, M(ASCP)

Objectives:

  • To describe national efforts by associations and groups working to address current challenges facing public health departments and laboratories with the uptake of multiplex nucleic acid amplified tests by clinical laboratories.
  • To describe the efforts of the Oregon Health Authority to address increased CIDT usage and its effects on epidemiologic investigation.
  • To describe the effects of CIDT on isolate recovery rates and the efforts from OSPHL to work with laboratory partners to look for better solutions to face these new challenges.

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