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The 2009 SWACM Annual Meeting was held in Fort Worth, Texas, September 2-5, 2009.


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Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) Update by Janet Hindler, MCLS MT(ASCP)

Detection and Reporting of Antimicrobial Resistance: gram positives (MRSA, VISA, VRSA, VRE, Spneu) by Janet Hindler, MCLS MT(ASCP)


Surveillance for Antimicrobial Resistance and Preparation of an “Enhanced” Antibiogram at the Local Level by Janet Hindler, MCLS MT(ASCP)


Ongoing Evaluation of AST Systems to Ensure Quality by Janet Hindler, MCLS MT(ASCP)


Understanding the Environmental Sampling Requirements of USP 797 by Eric S. Kastango, MBA, RPh, FASHP


Developing Technologies for Strain Identification and Source Attribution in Microbial Forensic Applications by Phillip C. Williamson, Ph.D.


Competency Assessment: More Important than Ever by Alice S. Weissfeld, Ph.D., D(ABMM), F(AAM)


Dodging the Bullet: Diagnosis and Prevention of Healthcare Associated Infections by Karen C. Carroll, M.D.  (Note: This is a large (32MB) file, due to graphics content and some text rendered as graphic in the original source file)


Commonly Asked Questions About Stool Parasitology


Table Collections Options 9-07


Table Stool Fixatives 9-07


Table Stool Method Tips 9-07


Table Stool Orders 9-07


Table Tips on IAs and Reporting 9-21






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