Category Archive: News

Bacteria Identification Methods as a Factor Affecting Clinical Lab Performance

We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Wu’s poster: “Identification methods as a factor affecting performance of clinical microbiology laboratories participating in an external quality assessment program: A cross-sectional analysis of 6 years of data” has been accepted for presentation

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Customer Satisfaction Survey 2024

As part of our commitment to our customers and to the continual improvement of our products and services, we send out a customer survey every year. Our goal is to better understand the needs of our customers so we can

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Thank You Dr. James Karlowski

After 11 years of serving on the CMPT Clinical Bacteriology Committee we are saying goodbye to Dr. James Karlowsky.  Dr. Karlowsky has been and invaluable help to CMPT during all these years, volunteering his expertise, knowledge and services. Over the

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Record High Enrollment in LQM and AST Courses

POLQM’s 2024 Laboratory Quality Management (LQM) and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) courses have officially begun! We are pleased to announce that we have record high attendance this year, and hope all our participants will learn from and enjoy these courses.

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EQA, AMR, and Local Manufacturing: Takeaways from ASLM

In December, the African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference was held in Cape Town, South Africa. For this, the sixth ASLM conference, the overarching theme was “Shaping laboratory systems and diagnostics services for the 21st Century: embracing the change.” CMPT

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Happy Holidays from CMPT!

Another year of proficiency testing, courses, and quality improvement in the books! Thank you to everyone who has worked with us this year, whether you subscribed to our PT programs, took our courses, served on our committees, or read our

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Notes from EQALM 2023

EQALM’s Annual Symposium took place in Lyon, France this year, and CMPT Chair Dr. Lucy Perrone was in attendance. During the two-day conference, Dr. Perrone presented CMPT research and took part in the working group on microbiology, as did former

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Welcome New Technical Committee Members

CMPT welcomes three new Technical Committee members. Anu Rebbapragada D(ABMM) FCCM – CMPT Clinical bacteriology and Enteric parasitology technical committees Anu is currently the Vice President of Diagnostic Services and the laboratory director at FH Health where she oversights ongoing

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CMPT at ASLM 2023

Join us at ASLM Conference in Cape Town, South Africa on 12-15 December 2023 CMPT will be presenting the following research lead by one of our interns: Jennifer Wu: “Methods matter! Investigating clinical microbiology laboratory performance in an external quality
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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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