Title

Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

August 31, 2018

Last Updated Month/Year

November 28, 2022

Document Type

Other

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Infant, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Laboratory services

Intended Users

Epidemiology infection prevention, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant

Scope

Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D007753 - Laboratories, D007755 - Laboratories, Hospital, D059232 - Laboratory Personnel, D013677 - Medical Laboratory Science, D064790 - Clinical Laboratory Services, D019411 - Clinical Laboratory Techniques

Keywords

specimen management, microbiology specimens, Microbiology Laboratory, specimen handling

Source Citation

J Michael Miller, Matthew J Binnicker, Sheldon Campbell, Karen C Carroll, Kimberle C Chapin, Peter H Gilligan, Mark D Gonzalez, Robert C Jerris, Sue C Kehl, Robin Patel, Bobbi S Pritt, Sandra S Richter, Barbara Robinson-Dunn, Joseph D Schwartzman, James W Snyder, Sam Telford, III, Elitza S Theel, Richard B Thomson, Jr, Melvin P Weinstein, Joseph D Yao, A Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: 2018 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiology, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Volume 67, Issue 6, 15 September 2018, Pages 813–816, https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy584