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The Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), an American Society for Microbiology (ASM) meeting, will be holding its 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

September 5-9, 2014 | Washington, District of Columbia, USA

A number of CLSI volunteers will be presenting at a symposium entitled “Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Update.” This symposium will address a number of recent changes and recommendations that have been made in antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) guidelines that will have significant impact on the use of results from such testing to direct patient care.

Symposium presentations include:

  • John Rex (Vice Chairholder, CLSI Consensus Committee on Microbiology) | Opening Keynote Speaker for ICAAC
  • Richard B. Thomson, Jr. (Chairholder, CLSI Consensus Committee on Microbiology) | Convener
  • Stephen G. Jenkins (Member, CLSI Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing) | Convener
  • Jean Patel (Chairholder, CLSI Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing) | Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: A CLSI Update
  • George M. Eliopoulos (Member, CLSI Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing) | Clinical Impact of S-DD Reporting: Rationale for Establishment of This New Interpretive Category
  • Barry N. Kreiswirth | Genotypic Testing for Prediction of Antimicrobial Resistance in Gram-Negatives
  • Brandi Limbago (Member, CLSI Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing) | Phenotypic Testing for Detection of Antibiotic Resistance Mechanisms in Gram-Negatives
  • Mahmoud A. Ghannoum (Vice Chairholder, CLSI Subcommittee on Antifungal Susceptibility Testing) | Update on Antifungal Susceptibility Testing: A CLSI Perspective

CLSI will be at the AACC CPOCT 25th International Symposium on Real World and Emerging Applications for Improved Clinical Outcomes

September 18-20, 2014, San Diego, California, USA

 

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