+Next SCACM Audioconference: Jan 24, 2017
Ryan Relich, Ph.D., MLS
1. Define clinical features of Zika virus disease.
2. Detail the Zika virus infectious cycle.
3. Discuss diagnostic testing methods for diagnosis of Zika virus disease.
4. Describe attributes of its transmission..
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French Lick, IN
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Kalahari, Sandusky, OH
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Galt House, Louisville, KY
Congratulations to our own Mike Brandon for winning the Scherago-Rubin award for ASM Microbe 2017.
Nice (28-31 March)
•The Microbiology world is mourning the loss of Dr. Paul Schreckenberger, our dear friend, esteemed colleague, and longtime SCACM member. He will be sorely missed
•ASM and CLSI is hosting a five-part course titled “An ASM-CLSI Webinar Series on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: Part 1 - Fundamentals of Susceptibility Testing, Reporting, and Test Validation”, starting January 4.
•SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTOR to CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AWARD:
•2016 recipientMary Plenzer
Congratulations 2016 Recipients!
Bridget Blumer - Chicago, IL
:: Janet Southerland - Akron, Ohio
Shannon Bastin - Danville, Kentucky
Rhonda Blevins - Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Brian Hatcher - Flint, Michigan
Rachel Hissong - Indianapolis, IN
Rita Taylor - Ft. Wayne, IN
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