Caitlin Conrad

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On January 23, 2015, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) began an ongoing investigation of an outbreak of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, after Indiana disease intervention specialists reported 11 confirmed HIV cases traced to a rural county in southeastern Indiana. Historically, fewer than five cases of HIV infection have been(More)
BACKGROUND In January 2015, a total of 11 new diagnoses of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection were reported in a small community in Indiana. We investigated the extent and cause of the outbreak and implemented control measures. METHODS We identified an outbreak-related case as laboratory-confirmed HIV infection newly diagnosed after October 1,(More)
LB-5. Hepatitis C Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing (NAAT) for Acute Case Detection: A Historical Protocol Repurposed to Combat a Current Outbreak Jessica Gentry, MA; Sara Blosser, PhD; Kathleen Backfish, BS, (M)CM; Michael Cross, BS; Marta Cruz, MT(ASCP); Edwin Hartle II,; Erica Vecchio, MS; Erika Chapman, MPH, CPH, CHES; Caitlin Conrad, BS; Joan Duwve,(More)
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