Via APHL Lab Blog

by Kim Krisberg In the U.S., rates of vaccine-preventable diseases are so low that many commercial labs don’t even have the ability to test for them anymore. The shift reflects the hard work of decades-long immunization efforts. But it also means that when there is a vaccine-preventable outbreak, just about all of our rapid diagnostic…

via Public health labs aren’t just on the frontlines of vaccine-preventable outbreaks. They’re often the only line. — APHL Lab Blog

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