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  • Tags: Diagnosis

CDC Vesicular-Pustular rash-illness-protocol_Dec 2016[12].pdf
Creator: CDC
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2016-12-01
Description: This protocol has been developed to guide the sequence and type of laboratory testing to be undertaken in situations involving specimens from patients with acute, generalized vesicular or pustular rash illness, or suspected smallpox vaccine (vaccinia…

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Creator: Hibbert, Kathryn A., Reece J. Goiffon, and Annemarie E. Fogerty.
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2021-06-17
Description: Dr. Matthew J. Emmett (Medicine): An 81-year-old man was admitted to this hospital with fever, cough, and shortness of breath during the pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome…

Saliva Testing Novel Strategies for Screening Programs Final Compressed.pdf
Creator: NETEC
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2021-02-24
Description: In this webinar, we will discuss the diagnostics related to saliva testing and how it compares to nasal swabs for COVID-19 screening, describe novel saliva testing technology including the SalivaDirect process for testing people suspected of…

COVID-19 Specimen Collection Tips for the Healthcare Worker_reduced.pdf
Creator: NETEC
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2020-12-01
Description: This printable flyer discusses COVID-19 Specimen Collection Tips for the Healthcare Worker with nasopharyngeal swabs, anterior nasal swabs, mid-turbinate swabs, saliva, and sputum. There is a smaller file that can be previewed online, and a large…

Creator: the Medical Countermeasures Working Group of the National Ebola Training and Education Center’s (NETEC’s) Special Pathogens Research Network (SPRN)
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-08-03
Description: This article is a summary of countermeasures for Marburg virus disease focusing on pathogenesis, clinical features, and diagnostics, with an emphasis on therapies and vaccines that have demonstrated potential for use in an emergency situation,…

Creator: Jessica, Howard-Anderson, Webster Andrew, Goyal Abhinav, S. Vadnais David, S. Kraft Colleen, P. Steinberg James, and T. Jacob Jesse.
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-07-25
Description: The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has emphasized the importance of diagnostic medicine to both health professionals and the broader public. With rapid development and introduction of testing for SARS-CoV-2, much attention has been given to evaluating…

Creator: Rubin, Eric J., Lindsey R. Baden, and Stephen Morrissey.
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06-04
Description: The continuing spread of SARS-CoV-2 remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. What physicians need to know about transmission, diagnosis, and treatment of Covid-19 is the subject of ongoing updates from infectious disease experts at…

Creator: Tu, Yuan-Po, Rachel Jennings, Brian Hart, Gerard A. Cangelosi, Rachel C. Wood, Kevin Wehber, Prateek Verma, Deneen Vojta, and Ethan M. Berke.
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06-03
Description: The early medical response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States was limited in part by the availability of testing. Health care workers collected a swab sample from the patients’ oropharynx or nasopharynx according to testing guidelines…

Creator: Marty, Francisco M., Kaiwen Chen, and Kelly A. Verrill.
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-05-28
Description: Collection of specimens from the surface of the respiratory mucosa with nasopharyngeal swabs is a procedure used for the diagnosis of Covid-19 in adults and children.

Creator: Osório, Nuno Sampaio, and Margarida Correia-Neves.
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-05-28
Description: Since the initial outbreak of COVID-19 and identification of a novel enveloped RNA betacoronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), reports suggest the virus might be evolving, albeit at a lower rate than influenza…