2019 Edition of M100 Performance Standards for AST available
2019 SEACM Elected Board Members
Please welcome our new board members elected by the SEACM membership for 2019.
CLSI News Update
To view the latest news on antibiotic susceptibility testing please click here to review the CLSI AST News Update. This is an excellent resource for the microbiology bench tech.
ASM’s new webinar series “Molecular Diagnostics: Applications for the Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases”
Take your professional development to the next level with ASM’s new webinar series! “Molecular Diagnostics: Applications for the Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases” will provide an in-depth review of current trends and challenges associated with molecular diagnostic methods as they are used in the clinical microbiology laboratory. To learn more about the webinars or register visit https://goo.gl/H1POa7. Feel free to contact email@example.com with any questions.
ASM published evidence based guidelines in Clinical Microbiology Review
Please click the following link to review Effectiveness of Practices To Increase Timeliness of Providing Targeted Therapy for Inpatients with Bloodstream Infections: a Laboratory Medicine Best Practices Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
In addition, please visit to review Effectiveness of Preanalytic Practices on Contamination and Diagnostic Accuracy of Urine Cultures: a Laboratory Medicine Best Practices Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
ASM is offering a course, ‘Impact of New Microbiology Technology on Patient Outcome’. The course will explore diagnostic microbiology laboratories as they try to evolve from profit to cost centers in the era of declining reimbursements and help the clinical microbiologist better understand the impact of technology on the quality of patient care. For additional information and registration please visit http://bit.ly/1PKVCfr or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
2011 SEACM Annual Fall Meeting Notes:
Below are attachments from Steve Dallas’ Gram Stain workshop during the Fall Meeting on November 3rd, 2011 at the Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach, North Carolina.
(these files are large, please allow a moment for download to your computer)
Part 1 – Appropriate Specimens
Part 2 – Beautiful Slides
Part 3 – Stain It Right
Part 4 – Reporting
Part 5 – Interpretation
Part 6 – QA and Competency
Gram Stain Images A
Gram Stain Images B
2016 Education Awards
The following recipients were chosen as the 2016 SEACM educational award winners.
Congratulations to this year’s winners
Clinical Microbiology Job Postings:
Southeastern Regional Medical Center-Laboratory Supervisor, Microbiology, please review Careers on SRMC website (www.srmc.org) for more information.
University of New Hampshire – Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist. Please click here for information.
VCU Health – For more information please use the hospital human resources link.
Halifax Regional Hospital – Microbiology supervisor position, please view Halifax Regional Hospital page for more information.
The following links may be useful for members to locate sources for continuing education programs and CE credit: