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CLSI Blog Articles

Read the latest articles about CLSI and laboratory standards in the official CLSI Blog. Browse our most recent blog articles below.


September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month

In 1963, as a result of a discovery by Dr. Robert Guthrie, newborns could finally be screened and receive treatment for a disease before symptoms appeared. Dr. Guthrie and his colleague published a paper outlining their discovery.

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Celebrate Public Health Laboratory Appreciation Month With CLSI

Public Health Laboratory Appreciation Month is a celebration that recognizes public health laboratory staff, scientist, and technicians, and their essential role in protecting and improving global public health and ensuring the safety of our communities. This month serves as a reminder to honor all of the the hardworking public health professionals.

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CLSI Expert Speaker Highlights from ADLM (AACC) 2023

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) was excited to participate in the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM) 2023 Annual Meeting and Expo (formerly AACC). A celebration of ADLM’s 75th anniversary, the conference brought together over 70K participants from clinical chemistry, diagnostics, lab management, and other laboratory science areas.

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AST News Update June 2023: Aminoglycoside Case Study

A 45-year-old patient with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) received induction chemotherapy 2 weeks ago and currently has an absolute neutrophil count of <100 cells/μL. The patient had been on levofloxacin prophylaxis for his neutropenia, but developed a fever a week ago, at which point meropenem was started. All cultures and imaging were negative.

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