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Just released Public Health Ontario Labstract October 2019: Reference Bacteriology and Antimicrobial Susceptibility: New Requisition and Testing Algorithm for Improved Test Utilization

By Editor on 10/1/2019

PHO LABSTRACTParticipants in the Centre for Proficiency Testing program are encouraged to read the important changes announced in the Public Health Ontario (PHO) Labstract – October 2019 Reference Bacteriology and Antimicrobial Susceptibility: New Requisition and Testing Algorithm for Improved Test Utilization.

antimicrobial susceptibility
bacteriology
bacteriology identification
Centre for Proficiency Testing
consensus practice recommendation
microbiology
Public Health Ontario
Public Health Ontario Laboratory

Results from IQMH Bacteriology Patterns-of-Practice survey presented at the ASM Microbe 2019

By Editor on 8/14/2019

American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2019 was held in San Francisco on June 20–24 and IQMH was there! Dr. Susan Poutanen (former Bacteriology Scientific Committee chair) and Elaine Kerr, Consultant Technologist, Centre for Proficiency Testing attended. Dr. Poutanen gave two oral presentations and Elaine Kerr presented the posters based on an analysis of the data obtained from IQMH Bacteriology program’s patterns-of-practice surveys:

  • "How Modern is your Microbiology Laboratory? Results of the 2017 Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH) Patterns-of-Practice Survey” 
  • “Patterns-of-Practice Survey Demonstrates the Need for National Guidelines Regarding the Implementation of Microbiology Point-of-Care Tests Across Canada.” 
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IQMH Centre for Proficiency Testing contributes to Public Health Ontario study on rates of blood cultures positive for vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus in Ontario

By Editor on 4/6/2017
IQMH data from the Centre for Proficiency Testing Microbiology program’s Bacteriology VRE Bacteraemia Questionnaire (BACT-PHOQ) surveys were used to assist in the validation of VRE bacteremias as reported by Ontario hospitals in the Patient Safety Public Reporting. These data were used in the Public Health Ontario study published on April 4, 2017 and available from CMAJ Open.
bacteriology
Centre for Proficiency Testing
PHO
public health
VRE

Antimicrobial resistance in common hospital pathogens in Ontario: Survey Report 2015

By Editor on 2/2/2017
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bacteriology
Centre for Proficiency Testing
microbiology
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