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UBC Certificate Courses – Lab Quality Management and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

UBC Certificate in Laboratory Quality Management – 2024 Course Registration is now open The 2024 LQM course offered by the UBC Program Office for Laboratory Quality Management (POLQM) is now open for registration Save your spot, space is limited. Save

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CMPT Research at EQALM 2023

Join us at EQALM Symposium in Lyon, France on 18-20 October 2023 CMPT will be presenting the following research lead by two of our interns: Jennifer Wu: “Evaluation of clinical microbiology laboratory performance through participation in an external quality assessment

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E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in Alberta

Keeping labs proficient in the detection of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli On September 5, 2023 Alberta Health Services declared a Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) (link), outbreak originating from six locations of a Calgary daycare and five additional sites that

Posted in Article, Clinical Microbiology