PHLS


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PHLS

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Medicine) Public Health Laboratory Service
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During the ASEAN Environment Day and Gala Dinner, PHL Ambassador Meynardo LB.
However, although more PHLs are adopting NGS and WGS, only a small number of these laboratories have the ability to perform the bioinformatic analyses needed to take full advantage of the data they are generating.
PHLs experiencing unconfirmed HIV diagnostic results with the old algorithm often became aware of clinical manifestations in the person being tested that caused them to suspect that the patient could be in an acute, or early, stage of HIV infection.
PHLS overview of communicable diseases 1997: results of a priority setting exercise.
Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) is one of the most common curable sexually transmitted organisms in the UK (1), with sixty four thousand new cases documented in 2000 by the PHLS (2), with an increase of 18% from the previous year.
In the United Kingdom, monitoring and enhancement of food safety and microbiological food quality are the duty of local authorities, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) (since its creation in 2000), and the Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS).
And research by the Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS) has revealed that black Africans represent the biggest growth rate for HIV in the region.
The latest figures from the Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS) revealed that take-up of MMR in Wales fell back to 82% between July and September last year from a high of 83.8% in the previous quarter.
Official figures from the Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS) show there were 3,029 reports of the Norwalk virus during the first 10 months of 2002.
The Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS) said that since September 26 there have been 102 cases reported of a type of salmonella called 'enteritidis phage type 14B', mostly acquired within England.
Delegates at the annual conference of the Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS) were yesterday given details about the discovery of the new subtype of flu virus.
Dr Maria Zambon, of the PHLS, said: "It is vital we maintain good surveillance of flu so that, if new strains arise, we can tackle them."