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New Programs

Virology CMPT will be launching its Respiratory Panel program early 2023. This panel will include SARS CoV-2, Influenza A, Influenza B, and RSV viruses. For more information please contact CMPT. Enteric Parasitology – Molecular CMPT will be offering PT samples

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New Virology Program Expert Committee

CMPT would like to welcome our new Virology Expert Committee; Nancy Matic, MD, FRCPC, (D)ABMM Dr. Matic studied Microbiology (Honours Bachelor of Science) at the University of Guelph and earned her MD from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. She then

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Issues with Piperacillin-Tazobactam (PIP-TAZ) Breakpoints

In CMPT Challenge M221-5 (July, 2022), a simulated blood culture with Acinetobacter baumanii, antimicrobial susceptibilities for piperacillin-tazobactam (Pip-Taz) were ungraded due to lack of consensus by the participants. It was unknown what breakpoints were being used for reporting this agent.

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CMPT – A vision for the future

Dr. Lucy Perrone, the Donald B. Rix Professor of Laboratory Quality and Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, joined the Faculty of Medicine at UBC on March 14, 2022. Dr. Perrone currently chairs the Canadian (formerly

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Fall 2022

ISSN 1496-3876                                             Fall 2022                               
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Water Microbiology Results

The Water Microbiology results are now available at the CMPT Members Portal.

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Clostridium difficile Results

The Clostridium difficile results are now available at the CMPT Members Portal.

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Screening Bacteriology Results

The Screening Bacteriology results are now available at the CMPT Members Portal.

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Enteric Panel Results

The Enteric Panel results are now available at the CMPT Members Portal.

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Trichomonas vaginalis Results

The Trichomonas vaginalis results are now available at the CMPT Members Portal.

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