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The 2015-2016 Winter issue of Connections

The 2015-2016 Winter issue of our newsletter Connections is available online.

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1601YA,B,C

Yeast Screen Survey: 1601  –  Shipped 18 January 2016 1601YA: Prototheca wickerhamii  1601YB: Candida albicans 1601YC: Candida glabrata

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G153

Gram – Wound: gram negative bacilli, neutrophils — Companion to M153-3 – Shipped 02 November 2015

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M153-1

Catheter urine: >100 x 10ˆ6 cfu/L -Mixed flora –  Shipped 02 November 2015

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M153-2

Stool: Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis     – Shipped 02 November 2015

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CT153

Stool: Clostridium difficile common antigen and toxin/toxin gene    –Shipped 02 November 2015 CT153A: Positive/Positive CT153B: Negative/Negative.

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M153-3

Wound: Acinetobacter baumannii   – Shipped 02 November 2015

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M153-4

Ventriculo-peritoneal (VP) Shunt CSF: Staphylococcus epidermidis   –Shipped 02 November 2015

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M153-5

Heart valve swab: Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)  – Shipped 02 November 2015

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Reminder to laboratories: HPTA licence required

As the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act (HPTA) comes into full force, any laboratory working with Risk 2 or higher organisms, needs to apply for a HPTA licence.

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