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Dr. Noble to present at the ASQ Annual Conference 2017

Dr. Michael Noble would be presenting at the ASQ Canada Annual Conference (April 26, 2017 –  Coquitlam, BC) on “Innovation in laboratory Proficiency Testing: Improving how we improve quality in the medical laboratory.” You can find more information on the Conference’s website: http://conference.asq.bc.ca/

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Case History for M164

Survey M164 will ship February 20, 2017. Case History for the challenges can be found here. (PDF)

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Newsletter Connections: Winter issue

The Winter Issue of our Newsletter “Connections” is available In this issue: Resistance to Quinolones Dr. Michael Noble visits the African Society for Laboratory Medicine HPTA – Biosecurity Plan CMPT Grading Guideline Check the Newsletter

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G163

Gram – Joint Fluid: 4+ (>10/oif) neutrophils, 3+ (11-50/oif) gram negative diplococci (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) – Shipped November 07, 2016

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M163-1

Throat: Arcanobacterium haemolyticum  – Shipped November 07, 2016

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M163-2

Sputum: Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum  – Shipped November 07, 2016

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M163-3

Wound: Vibrio vulnificus  – Shipped November 07, 2016

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M163-4

Joint Fluid: Neisseria gonorrhoeae (viable for 3 days)/no growth- Shipped November 07, 2016

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M163-5

Blood: Enterococcus gallinarum  – Shipped November 07, 2016

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Video Challenges

As part of the February 2017 Clinical Microbiology survey, CMPT will send its first Video Challenge. CMPT has been using its Paper Challenge as a way to evaluate extra-analytical processes in the total laboratory testing. This year, CMPT introduces the

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