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The 2012 Annual Meeting was Sept 5-8, 2012

Handouts from the SWACM 2012 Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO

SWACM's 31st Annual Meeting - Sept 5-8, 2012

The Southwestern Association of Clinical Microbiology (SWACM) held its Thirty-first Annual Meeting and Workshops at the Sheraton Westport Chalet in St. Louis, Missouri from September 5 through September 8, 2012.

2012 St Louis Annual Meeting Photos:

Click here to see online photo gallery of the Annual Meeting Photos.

 

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Click here to see a Windows Media File Movie Slideshow.  This is a large file (about 28 MB).  Recommended for fast internet connections only.

2012 St Louis Annual Meeting Winning Poster:

Haemophilus Susceptibilities: A Comparison Study of the MICroSTREP plus® Panel to the E-Test by Grace-Ann Osuji and Robert Fader, Ph.D., D(ABMM)

 

Click the links below to download some of the handouts.

2012 St Louis Annual Meeting Symposia Handouts

Case Studies

 

Escherichia Coli 0157:H7: Frequently Asked Questions by Medical Professionals

 

Fungal Lecture

 

Fourth Generation HIV Antigen/Antibody Assays and the Move Away from Western Blot Confirmation

 

Total Lab Automation in Microbiology: Much Closer than You Might Think

 

Is the Gram Stain Relevant Anymore?

 

Evolution, Epidemiology, and Eradication of Contemporary Staphylococcus aureus

 

Best Practice in Pediatric Blood Culturing

 

Epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae in the Post-Vaccine Era

2012 St. Louis Annual Meeting Workshop Handouts

Nucleic acid Amplification Assay Development using the BD MAX

 

Principles of Susceptibility Testing and Antimicrobial Agents

 

Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Weapons of mass resistance and a CLSI testing update

 

Update on the Enterobacteriaceae and Susceptibility Testing

 

Carbapenem Resistance in the Enterobacteriaceae

 

Applications for MALDI-TOF MS in Clinical Microbiology - 1

 

Applications for MALDI-TOF MS in Clinical Microbiology - 2

 

Update on the 2012-2013 CLSI Standards for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

 

Mycobacterial Infections Workshop

 

Antifungal Susceptibility Testing

 

Clinically Significant Yeast Workshop

 

Antifungal Drugs

 

CLSI New Fungal Breakpoints Chart

 

 

 

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