Month: March 2024

Doctor Fiorella Krapp López from Peru defended her PhD at ITM

Doctor Fiorella Krapp López from Peru defended her PhD at ITM

Congratulations to the newly graduated doctor in Biomedical Sciences, Fiorella Krapp López. She defended her PhD last Friday, 15th of March, at ITM. Her PhD thesis is entitled Hospital-based surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in Gram-negative bacteria in Peru. Read more about her research in the following publications: Krapp et al., 2023. Prevalence of Antimicrobial Resistance […]

Check out the “Filariasis months” (March-April 2024) by Idzi Potters!

Check out the “Filariasis months” (March-April 2024) by Idzi Potters!

March and April 2024 are Filariasis Months courtesy of Idzi Potters on parasitewonders.blogspot.com. Once a week, a new case is posted online. Share your thoughts in the comments and try to come up with the right identification. You may want to brush up on your filariae/microfilariae diagnostic skills in preparation. Here are a few resources to […]

New versions of CLSI and EUCAST AST breakpoint tables (2024)

New versions of CLSI and EUCAST AST breakpoint tables (2024)

New versions of the European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST) and the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) breakpoint tables have been released for 2024. The latest version of the EUCAST breakpoint tables is version 14, while for CLSI it is M100 ED34:2024. To access the latest versions of these breakpoints click the link […]