Using M100, Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

In this course, you will learn how to:

 - Describe CLSI and its role in antimicrobial susceptibility testing.

 - Locate specific tables in CLSI M100 that can guide antimicrobial susceptibility testing and reporting decisions, including:

      - Choosing organisms for quality control of disk diffusion and MIC tests.

      - Interpreting zone diameter and minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC) measurements.

      - Selecting antimicrobial agents for testing and reporting.

Course authors:
Janet A. Hindler, MCLS, MT(ASCP), F(AAM)
Shelley Campeau, PhD, D(ABMM)
CLSI AST Outreach Working Group

1.5 P.A.C.E. continuing education credits may be purchased for this course on CLSI's website,

CLSI is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.


Instructions for the Course "Using M100"
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Using M100: Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
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Course Evaluation
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