Date Sent: 01/16/2015 12:04 PM EST
Sender: Michigan Health Alert Network
Subject: 2015 Norovirus Outbreak Sample Submission Information
The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Bureau of Disease Control, Prevention, and Epidemiology (BDCPE) and the Bureau of Laboratories (BOL) have modified the 2015 norovirus specimen submission protocol. These modifications are due to participation in a study that validates a new norovirus rapid test. BDCPE and BOL are asking that:
More specific instructions and the Cluster and Facility Outbreak Notification Form, BOL Single Test Requisition Form, and MDCH BOL Patient Data Collection Form can be found in the attachment of this message or at www.michigan.gov/cdinfo. Please contact Jennifer Beggs, Shannon Johnson, or Brenda Brennan at (517) 335-8165 with any questions.
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