New and Emerging Threats: From A to Zika

Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) Communicable Disease Division Director Dr. Peter Shult gave a talk on emerging infectious diseases at the Wisconsin Hospital Association’s Emergency Preparedness Conference on Sept. 20th.

In addition to discussing infectious disease threats, Dr. Shult also highlighted the vital role that Wisconsin’s clinical and hospital laboratories play in emergency response and disease surveillance. The WSLH coordinates the 130+ member Wisconsin Clinical Laboratory Network (WCLN).

Video of Dr. Shult’s talk —