Among other considerations, an NCID steering committee will consult with a number of existing campus programs that work in the area of diversity to determine and build appropriate affiliations.
The NCID will convene researchers, activists and practitioners from a variety of social institutions to develop the models, networks and tools needed for exploring the challenges and opportunities of diversity, Gurin says.
The NCID Web site itself does not cover HIV infection, but it does provide links to the Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research, as well as the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention.
Should a disease or topic not be found directly within the NCID site, links to other agencies, including the many divisions of the CDC, may be used to provide access to a larger database of material.
Butler, Arctic Investigations Program, NCID
, CDC, 4055 Tudor Centre Dr.
gov; or by fax to 404-639-4194; or contact NCID
, Office of Health Communications, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop C14, Atlanta, GA 30333 USA.
Other tests performed at NCID
for confirming the diagnosis of inhalational anthrax (8) included immunohistochemical testing of clinical specimens by using B.
The plan also can be accessed from the NCID
home page at http://www.
In November 1994, as a result of the workshop, NCID
initiated the Working Group on Waterborne Cryptosporidiosis.
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, NCID
, CDC, Mailstop A07, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA; fax: 404-639-6483; e-mail: cir6@cdc.
The authors thank Lori Ballard and Joan Turner for technical assistance; Dan Colley, Sue Binder, and Mary Bartlett for critically reading the manuscript; Steven Meshnick for designing the specific DNA oligonucleotide primers used for PCR amplification; and Brian Holloway and the staff at the NCID
Biotechnology Core Facility for preparing the primers.