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Time Workshop Contact Conference Delegates Workshop ONLY
Antimicrobials SIG Workshop - "Multidrug Resistant Bacteria: Phenotypic and Molecular Methods in Detecting unusual Antibiotic Resistance"

This workshop reviews and focuses on current phenotypic and molecular methods used by Australian laboratories to detect unusual antimicrobial resistance in both Gram-positive and Gram-negative Bacteria. 

Dr John Merlino
Review and update of current EUCAST and CLSI Phenotypic methods in detecting unusual Antibiotic Resistance in Routine Laboratory Practice
Diane Rafferty
Update and review of the CDS method in detecting unusual Antimicrobial Resistance
Dr Peter Taylor
Molecular laboratory methods in detecting multidrug resistant bacteria

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12pm-12:30pm Antimicrobial SIG AGM

John Merlino




Virology SIG Workshop -
Suresh Mahalingam $30.00 $100.00
Mycobacteria SIG Workshop - "Tips & tricks of mycobacteria in the routine microbiology lab"
Lisa Shephard $60.00 $150.00
Biofilms SIG Workshop - 
Iain Gosbell $60.00 $150.00
Clinical Serology & Molecular Biology SIG Workshop - "The Great Debate – The Changing Face of Microbiology"
Linda Heuston $30.00 $100.00
Writers Corner

Dr Greg Crocetti  
Scale Free network, Children's books where microbes are the heroes (Zobi and the Zoox, The Squid, the Vibrio and the Moon and The Invisible War)
Sarah Lloyd 
Slime moulds specialist (Where the slime mould creeps) 
Dr Genevieve Gates
CSIRO Mycologist

Cheryl Power $30.00 $100.00