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ASM, CAP and CLSI Collaborate to Prepare Materials to Address New Regulations in the Lab

IQCP AST Resources

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Updated Superbug Resources

Have you been following the latest superbug in the news? Here are some resources for you to be “in the know” about superbugs: Read up on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) information about antimicrobial resistance (NEW for 2015!) Find out more about the WHO’s report that finds systems to combat antibiotic resistance lacking Read the NIH News […]

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Application of New Antifungal Breakpoints and Relationship to Antifungal Usage

Read an article about how hospitals applied CLSI’s clinical breakpoints in M27 to a multicenter study to determine the antifungal susceptibility of bloodstream infection isolates of Candida species in Korea.

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Surviving Sepsis

Are you familiar with the best practices for surviving sepsis?

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New AST Standards Now Available!

CLSI published new AST standards.

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Antimicrobial resistance: global report on surveillance 2014

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) threatens the effective prevention and treatment of infections caused by bacteria, parasites, viruses, and fungi. A new World Health Organization report provides for the first time as accurate a picture as is presently possible of the magnitude of AMR and the current state of surveillance globally. The report makes a clear case that resistance […]

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Antimicrobial resistance: global report on surveillance 2014

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) threatens the effective prevention and treatment of infections caused by bacteria, parasites, viruses, and fungi. A new World Health Organization report provides for the first time as accurate a picture as is presently possible of the magnitude of AMR and the current state of surveillance globally. The report makes a clear case that resistance […]

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CLSI/APHL 11th Annual CLSI AST Update Webinar Now Available On Demand

AST Update On-Demand Webinar

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CLSI Webinar: Verification of AST Methods for the Implementation of the Carbapenem and Cephalosporin Breakpoints

CLSI Webinar: Verification of AST Methods for the Implementation of the Carbapenem and Cephalosporin Breakpoints

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CLSI Releases New Guideline on Detection of Fungi in Clinical Specimens

New guideline on detection of fungi in clinical specimens

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