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Nat’l Polio Lab gears for expansion and detection of more viral pathogens

The National Polio Laboratory (NPL) of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) conducted its sixth Multistakeholders’ Meeting last June 23, 2022 via Zoom to cascade important updates on environmental surveillance (ES), specifically the establishment of an ES Concentration Laboratory in Mindanao and the ES transition plan for the detection of other viral pathogens aside continue reading : Nat’l Polio Lab gears for expansion and detection of more viral pathogens

PH, Indonesia trains on laboratory detection of Zika

RITM, through its National Reference Laboratory for Dengue and other Arbovirus, hosted a three-day Arbovirus Laboratory Training at the Training Center from August 27 to 29, 2019. A total of eight (8) participants from Indonesia and four (4) from the Philippines attended the training. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Puerto Rico Branch Trainer Gilberto Santiago and Pan continue reading : PH, Indonesia trains on laboratory detection of Zika