This improvement was possible mainly because of collaboration by the CDC Viral Special Pathogens Branch and the Uganda Virus Research Institute to establish a permanent high-containment laboratory that is capable of performing diagnostic testing for filoviruses and other causes of VHF in Uganda.
What does SPB stand for?
SPB stands for Special Pathogens Branch (Centers for Disease Control)
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- Ship Protected Barrier (US Navy)
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- Silicon Package Board
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- Single-Point Background
- Sociedade Portuguesa de Bioquímica (Portuguese Society of Biochemistry)
- Southern Pine Beetle
- SP Balasubramanyam (Indian singer)
- Spb Software House
- Special Projects Branch (National Institutes of Health)
- Special Purpose Bodies (various organizations)
- Specialty Products Business (various organizations)
- Sphere Packing Bound
- Spindle Pole Body (biology, biochemistry)
- Split Pillow Block (engineering)
- Spring Predictability Barrier Climatology (El Niño Southern Oscillation forecast)
- Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubramaniam (Indian singer)
- St Thomas Island, VI, USA - Seaplane Base (Airport Code)
- State Parole Board (New Jersey)
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A virologist from the CDC's Special Pathogens Branch says that further surveillance and ecological investigations should clarify the nature of the health threat posed by the Chapare virus, how it is related to the other arenaviruses, how it causes disease, and where it lives in nature.
Microbiologist, Special Pathogens Branch, Alaska Public Health Laboratory; and Beth Funk, M.
Peters, head of the CDC's Special Pathogens Branch, who is featured prominently in Virus Ground Zero - have expressed discomfort with the agency's ever-expanding agenda, which they think detracts from its central function.
Acknowledgment We appreciate the contribution of Thomas Ksiazek, Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia USA, for the tests for serum anti-RVFV immunoglobulin M.
Peters, head of the CDC's Special Pathogens Branch, told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette last year, in the midst of the controversy over taxpayer-funded gun research.