The CDC has issued a statement on best practices for use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to diagnose pertussis. The statement, available at http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/clinical, provides information for clinicians on the clinical features of pertussis as well as strategies for appropriate testing with PCR, specimen collection techniques, protocols for avoiding specimen contamination, and appropriate interpretation of test results.
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- ACC 2020The American College of Cardiology decided to cancel ACC.20/WCC due to COVID-19, which was scheduled to take place March 28-30 in Chicago. However, ACC.20/WCC Virtual Meeting continues to release cutting edge science and practice changing updates for cardiovascular professionals on demand and free through June 2020.
- CROI 2020Every year, CROI hosts some of the world's leading experts in HIV research, who come to present exciting new data and drive forward the field of HIV/AIDS research. This year, due to COVID-19, CROI held their meeting virtually.