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201-19SS Hepatitis A: Pulling a Molecular Rabbit from San Diego’s Hat

June 28, 2019 — 28, 2020

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Previously Record Webinar

DESCRIPTION

In the midst of a deadly Hepatitis A outbreak, San Diego County deployed several strategies in response to the outbreak, including the use of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) to link the infected cases and identify potential clusters. This webinar will discuss the multifaceted approach used in San Diego County to successfully quell the Hepatitis A outbreak.

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the program, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the strategies and tactics used by San Diego County to combat the Hepatitis A outbreak
  • Discuss how NGS technologies aided in characterizing the Hepatitis A virus outbreak and provided cluster detection

FACULTY

Tracy Basler, BS, Molecular Scientist, San Diego County Public Health Laboratory

AUDIENCE

This basic webinar is intended for public health laboratory staff and others interested in learning more about the San Diego Hepatitis A outbreak and how San Diego County dealt with it.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program, Florida and CPH-recertification. P.A.C.E.® is accepted by all licensure states except Florida. This webinar will provide 1.0 contact hour for participants who successfully complete this training until June 28, 2020. After this date, you can no longer obtain P.A.C.E.® for this webinar.

 

Sessions
There are no additional sessions for this event.