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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:

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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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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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Professional Development Course News

Our Professional Development course keeps attracting more people. This year we have extended the invitation to microbiology residents; we have already some residents registered for the course. We are also very excited that our course was chosen as a continuing

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CMPT Grading Guideline

At CMPT, we take a number of measures to ensure that laboratories understand that we take our responsibility for proficiency testing (also known as External Quality Assessment) as both core and critical: We ensure that we maintain our quality and
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Dr. Michael Noble visits the African Society for Laboratory Medicine

In December 3-8, 2016, Dr. Noble got the opportunity to visit the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) conference in Cape Town, South Africa.  ASLM was first created only 5 years ago, and hosts a conference every 3 years. In
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Quinolone Resistance

Quinolones are a class of antibiotic with broad-spectrum antibacterial activity. They are well absorbed orally and have good tissue penetration making them popular agents for the treatment of a wide variety of infections. They are synthetic agents rather than natural

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HPTA – Biosecurity Plan

A Biosecurity Plan must be developed by any facility that handles or stores human or animal pathogens or toxins as these pose a risk to personnel, the community, and the environment. “The purpose of a biosecurity program is to prevent
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