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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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New at CMPT: July, 2023

CMPT’s Catalog is now available The new catalog has information about all programs and continuing education opportunities we offer in one place, along with shipment details and photos of some of the lifelike samples we provide. Check out our catalog
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CMPT is hiring a Communications Assistant

Job Summary The Communications Assistant will work at the Canadian Microbiology Proficiency Testing Program (CMPT), a service unit within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The Communications Assistant will be responsible for supporting the CMPT Editor, Education Coordinator with

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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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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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CMPT changes its name

CMPT has changed its name from Clinical to Canadian Microbiology Proficiency Testing to better reflect the scope of our programs that extend beyond the clinical field into environmental and now cannabis industry.

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New Programs coming soon

CMPT will be launching a pilot round for laboratories performing microbiology testing of cannabis.
CMPT is developing a Virology program.

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Certificate course in Laboratory Quality Management

Completely on-line 22-week course designed to provide knowledge, discussion, and expertise for those interested in Quality Management for Clinical and Research laboratories

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CMPT is hiring!

CMPT is hiring a Research Assistant/Tech 3 This is a full-time appointment. The work will be supporting the laboratory functions of the Clinical Microbiology Proficiency Testing program, a program within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the UBC
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CMPT Professional Development course

Our 2022 Professional Development course has started. If you would like to find out more information about it, visit the course’s website:

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