Hot Topics

Hot Topics are an expert's presentation on a hot topic, current event or controversial issue. This PowerPoint or video presentation is an opportunity for viewers to learn more about the science and the practice of clinical microbiology. A question and answer transcript for each presentation is posted to the presentation page, post-presentation. 

As the hot topic presentation format undergoes review, no hot topics have been planned for 2018. All past presentations are archived below for reference. A listserv alert will be sent out if a new hot topic becomes available. 

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Hot Topics Archive

To access the presentations, click the links below.

  • memonly-sm December 2017, "Metrics in Microbiology", presented by Linoj Samuel, Ph.D., D(ABMM), Division Head, Clinical Microbiology, Henry Ford Health System.

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