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  • ASM Celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

    ASM Celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

    Celebrate being a Clinical Microbiologist by participating in Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 22-28. Coordinated by a group of clinical laboratory organizations including ASM, Medical Laboratory Professionals Week provides a unique opportunity to increase public understanding of and appreciation for clinical laboratory personnel.

  • Successful Treatment of Persistent Burkholderia cepacia Complex Bacteremia with Ceftazidime-Avibactam

    Successful Treatment of Persistent Burkholderia cepacia Complex Bacteremia with Ceftazidime-Avibactam

    This Journal section presents a real, challenging case involving a multidrug-resistant organism. The case authors present the rationale for their therapeutic strategy and discuss the impact of mechanisms of resistance on clinical outcome. Expert clinicians then provide a commentary on the case.

  • ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE LABORATORY NETWORK DETECTS AND CONTAINS EMERGING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

    ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE LABORATORY NETWORK DETECTS AND CONTAINS EMERGING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

    Detection of antibiotic resistance is vital to proper treatment and containment of potential outbreaks. The Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Laboratory Network connects healthcare facilities, state and local labs, and CDC to quickly identify and contain drug-resistance before itcan spread. Learn more about the AR Lab Network in a free webinar, summarized on the latest Bugs and Drugs.

  • MORE THAN JUST STREP IN STREP THROAT?

    MORE THAN JUST STREP IN STREP THROAT?

    Strep throat isn’t just Strep anymore! The most recent organism linked to bacterial pharyngitis is the anaerobic bacterium Fusobacterium necrophorum. Find out how this and other organisms that cause pharyngitis are diagnosed.

  • CDC Training on Antibiotic Stewardship: Section 1

    CDC Training on Antibiotic Stewardship: Section 1

    This interactive web-based activity is the first of four sections designed to help clinicians optimize antibiotic use to combat antibiotic resistance and improve healthcare quality and patient safety.

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