Clinical Microbiology Newsletter (CMN)

The CMN reports on changes that affect your work, ranging from articles on new diagnostic techniques, to surveys of how readers handle blood cultures, to editorials questioning common procedures and suggesting new ones.

What Have We Done for You Lately? The Role of the American Society for Microbiology in Advancing Clinical Microbiology
Susan E. Sharp, Ph.D., D(ABMM), FAAM and Lynn W. Enquist, Ph.D.
This CMN article outlines the breadth and scope of activities that ASM has and is working on to advance clinical microbiology.

The Policy of Microbiology
Kimberly E. Walker, Ph.D. and Meghan E. O'Brien
The following article presents the structure and function of the board; provides examples of some of the specific issues that have been shepherded, past and present; and provides examples of some of its possible future endeavors.

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