Lab Culture Ep. 4: Past, Present and Future of PulseNet | www.APHLblog.org

PulseNet revolutionized foodborne outbreak detection in the United States. What exactly is it? How did it get started? Why was it so significant? And what does the future of foodborne outbreak detection look like? Brian Sauders, molecular microbiologist at the NY State Department of Agriculture and Markets, and Shari Shea, director of food safety at APHL, answer these questions and more.

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What is PulseNet?

About PulseNet (CDC)

PulseNet success stories

20 years of PulseNet: Preventing thousands of illnesses and saving millions of dollars (cost-benefit analysis)

Awards PulseNet has received

Innovations in American Government Award

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