Category Archive: News

2018 POLQM Conference

The  Program Office for Laboratory Quality Management (POLQM) is holding its annual conference in October. For more information please visit: https://polqm.med.ubc.ca/2018-polqm-conference/  

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Final Results for C. difficile Survey CT1805

Final results for C. difficile survey CT1805 are available online Please check EQA Results – Clostridium difficile results  

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Final results Shiga Toxin ST1805

Final results for Shiga Toxin Survey ST1805 are available. Check EQA Results – Shiga Toxin Results

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Final Results AFB1804

The final results for Survey AFB1804 are now available online

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What is Alert Ready?

Alert Ready is designed to deliver critical and potentially life-saving alerts to Canadians through television and radio to ensure people receive alerts immediately and know when to take action to keep safe. Starting on April 6, 2018, Alert Ready will
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CMPT says thank you to Dr. Diane Roscoe

After 24 years of serving on the CMPT Clinical Bacteriology Committee we are saying good-bye to Dr. Roscoe, at least for the time being. Read more

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Connections Spring 2018

VOLUME 22    NUMBER 1         SPRING - 2018            ISSN 1496-3876 BIOTIN SUPPLEMENTATION AND LABORATORY INTERFERENCE: An Unintended Consequence in the Pursuit of Beauty  Biotin is non-toxic even at large doses and excess quantities
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Connections Winter 2017-2018

VOLUME 21    NUMBER 4         WINTER - 2017-2018            ISSN 1496-3876 OPTIMIZING MICROBIOLOGY VALUE IN SMALL, RESOURCE LIMITED LABORATORIES This article describes the process by which urine cultures were and are now processed to
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Case History for M174

Clinical Bacteriology Survey M174 has shipped. You can access the Case History for each challenge HERE

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New PT programs!

CMPT is now offering two new PT programs for the 2018-2019 year: Acid Fast Bacilli This program is suitable for laboratories performing Acid Fast stains to detect Acid Fast Bacilli in clinical samples More info Enteric Panel This program provides
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