Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 16th, 2003
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will supply 23 U.S. labs with a new genetic test for smallpox. The samples are not live, CDC officials said.
Later, more smallpox fragments might be sent to see if the labs can correctly identify microbe specimens using the new genetic test, said Michael Miller, chief of the laboratory response branch in the CDC's bioterrorism preparedness response program.
"We only need to send...
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