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Doris Poole joins the Clinical Bacteriology experts Committee

Welcome Doris Poole to the Clinical Bacteriology experts Committee! Ms. Doris Poole from the Diagnostic Microbiology Laboratory, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown, PEI has joined CMPT’s Clinical Microbiology experts Committee. Ms. Poole brings an extensive knowledge in laboratory microbiology as well
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Toe Nail Onychomycosis

So you would love to feel like this? But instead you look like this? You are not alone ... Onychomycosis affects over 35 million people in the United States alone;(1) the disease has a prevalence of approximately 3% of the
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Human Pathogens and Toxins Act

The goal of the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act (HPTA) is "to establish a safety and security regime to protect the health and safety of the public against the risks posed by human pathogens and toxins" The HPTA, together with
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We say goodbye to Suhanya Bhuvanendran

We want to thank Suhanya Bhuvanendran for her many years of hard work at CMPT, her dedication and loyalty. During all this time, Suhanya wore many hats: web manager, water microbiology expert, laboratory safety officer, administrative extraordinaire, overall technical support,
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Connections Winter 2015 – 2016

VOLUME 19    NUMBER 4          WINTER 2015 - 2016            ISSN 1496-3876 TOE NAIL ONYCHOMYCOSIS Onychomycosis affects over 35 million people in the United States alone; the disease has a prevalence of approximately 3% of the adult population in North America and
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PD Course: Module 2 Mycology available

Mycology module 2 quiz has been released and is accessible through the Professional Development course’s site: http://pd.cmpt.ca/2016/03/21/mycology-module-2/

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1601-1

Skin wound: Prothoteca species – Shipped 18 January 2016

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1601-2

Skin: Microsporum canis – Shipped 18 January 2016

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1601-3

Ear: Aspergillus niger – Shipped 18 January 2016

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1601ABC

Fungal Slide for direct microscopic examination: 1601A: Positive 1601B: Positive 1601C: Positive – Shipped 18 January 2016

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