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PulseNet: Using technology to track foodborne illnesses

PulseNet: Using technology to track foodborne illnesses Product code: AS-630-W

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One in six Americans suffers a foodborne illness each year. PulseNet is one method the CDC uses to identify such illnesses and limit or prevent outbreaks. This publication explains how researchers, relying on laboratories across the nation, use the DNA of bacteria to create a "fingerprint" that allows health care professionals to respond quickly and effectively.

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10/13/2015

Author

Paul Ebner

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