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MMWR - Good Laboratory Practices for Waived Testing Sites
Coagulation Laboratory Testing Practices
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing:
A self-study program
- an interactive CD-ROM experience from the producers of
A New Era in Newborn Screening: Saving Lives, Improving Outcomes -
Program Materials Now Available on CD ROM and VHS
1600 Clifton Road, MS-C82
Atlanta, GA 30333
Guidelines for Appropriate Evaluations of HIV Testing Technologies in Africa (PDF).
Public Health Teleconference Series on Infectious Diseases
: information on upcoming teleconferences and links to recordings of previous teleconferences in this series.
External Quality Assessment (EQA)
: information and resources for medical laboratories and EQA providers.
Proficiency Testing - From Concept to Reality
: workshop on strategies for assuring quality testing in countries fighting an HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Laboratory Medicine Sentinel Monitoring Networks
: provide ongoing information about the practice of laboratory medicine in our nations laboratories.
NLTN Lending Library Index
: over 900 training and educational materials (in a variety of formats, including videotapes, printed manuals, and electronic media) are available for loan to laboratory scientists.
Multi-level Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Educational Resources (MASTER)
: Periodic updates to keep you informed of antimicrobial susceptibility testing issues related to clinical microbiology laboratory practice.
Acid-Fast Direct Smear Microscopy
: on-line training demonstrating appropriate technique, emphasizing standard methods and promoting consistent reading and reporting of smear results. Available in English, French, Russian and Spanish.
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