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Example: Van Enk, Richard. 2012. Laboratory Support of Infection Control Initiatives: Should We be Doing More or Less? ASM Clinical Microbiology Portal Hot Topic Presentations. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. Accessed February 29, 2012.