'The DOH and its local counterparts shall establish and maintain functional disease
surveillance and response systems,' it said.
Once enacted into law, the DOH will also be required to establish and maintain functional disease
surveillance and response systems, which include coordination mechanisms, implementation protocols for reporting and response, measures for data security and confidentiality and procedures, and provision to ensure safety of personnel conducting disease surveillance and response activities.
The association signals of the "tag SNPs" are reflected by a few functional disease
susceptible variants that show linkage disequilibrium (LD) with the tag SNPs (sometimes the tag SNP itself is also identified as a functional disease
susceptible variant), but which have not been directly genotyped.
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