Category Archives: NCEZID

Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology

Public Health Mission The Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology (DHCPP) improves public health and safety nationally and globally through investigating, monitoring, and controlling sickness, disability, and death caused highly-lethal viral, bacterial, prion, and related infections and diseases of unknown origin. Office of the Director Provides leadership and management for the programs and activities […]

Biologics Branch

The Biologics Branch develops, produces, evaluates, or procures and distributes mammalian and insect cell cultures, cell lines, hybridomas, cell culture and microbiological media, chemical reagents, animal blood merchandise and in vitro diagnostic merchandise to CDC scientists for diagnostic and research functions. Biologics Branch personnel frequently collaborate with CDC scientists in research and development programs in […]

Specimen Management Branch

The Specimen Management Branch provides services for the movement of specimens to, from, and inside CDC, including receiving, triaging, processing, and distributing specimens to laboratories across CDC. SMB also tracks and accessions specimen data into a CDC enterprise LIMS system employed by CDC laboratories for reference diagnostic testing, research studies, and epidemics. Additionally, the branch […]