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Connections Winter 2018-2019

VOLUME 22    NUMBER 4         WINTER - 2018-2019            ISSN 1496-3876 The Polymyxin Complex – Colistin and Polymyxin B This article will focus on the two major polymyxins (colistin and polymyxin B) that affect gram-negative bacteria. The polymyxins act by penetrating
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Spreading the EQA word

About 10 years ago, CMPT started on a mission to help EQA programs around the world see the advantages of making their own stable, clinically relevant bacteriology samples as opposed to single function lyophilized ones.  Working with organizations like the
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Welcome Dr. Kathy Malejczyk

We would like to give Dr. Malejczyk a very warm welcome to CMPT’s Clinical Bacteriology committee of experts. Dr. Malejczyk is a medical microbiologist at Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region.  

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Legacy Data Entry System phased out

CMPT’s old data entry system has been phased out. The new system is now in use to enter data for all PT programs. Laboratories will not have access to old reports. If you have any concerns please contact CMPT before

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The Polymyxin Complex – Colistin and Polymyxin B

by Robert Rennie The polymyxin complex is part of a large complex of cyclic lipopeptides that include polymyxins and daptomycin. There are at least 15-16 of these molecules, but only the former are used in clinical medicine. They are subdivided
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Case History M184 and PC184

Clinical Bacteriology Survey M184 You can access the Case History for each challenge HERE You can access the Paper Challenge HERE

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