Wendy Maurer

February 23, 2018

CDC Health Advisory

NextGen Laboratories Weekly Influenza Update Synopsis: During week 7 (February 11-17, 2018), influenza activity remained elevated in the United States. Viral Surveillance: The most frequently identified […]
February 5, 2018

CDC Bulletin, Antiviral Treatment Updates and Emergency Preparedness

The CDC has outlined several Emergency Preparedness recommendations and background on dealing with this intense influenza season. In the United States (U.S.), influenza activity has increased […]
January 30, 2018

FDA Bans Some of Biggest Manufacturers’ Rapid Flu Tests, Deeming Them Inaccurate

Doctors are begging for rapid flu tests due to the FDA ban on some of the biggest manufacturers’ rapid bedside flu tests in the middle of […]
January 25, 2018

Weekly Update: CDC Health Advisory States Flu Season At Epidemic Levels

NextGen Laboratories Weekly Influenza Update A Special Health Advisory from the CDC regarding this year’s dominant strain (H3N2) and guidance to clinicians on the selection of […]
August 7, 2017

The Opioid Epidemic: Now with NextGen Solutions

In a press briefing last week from the White House Opioid Commission, it was requested that the President immediately declare a national public health emergency due […]
April 7, 2017

Another Reason To Test To Avoid Inappropriate Antibioitic Use

A new study recently released in Gut (a BMJ publication) and covered in Medscape examined the relationship of frequency of antibiotic use to onset of colorectal […]