Infectious Disease Laboratory Testing

August 22, 2014 - Laboratory Practices Committee Prepares Ebola Guidance Document - The PSAB Committee on Laboratory Practices has prepared a document to assist laboratory personnel with testing in accordance with the current CDC Ebola Interim Guidance.

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Biosafety

August 28, 2014 - White House Memo: Ensuring Biosafety and Biosecurity in US Laboratories   The Office of Science and Technology Policy sent a memo to all federal departments and agencies involved in life-sciences research urging them to take immediate and longer-term steps aimed at addressing the underlying causes of the recent laboratory incidents and strengthening overall biosafety and biosecurity at federal facilities.

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ASM News, Journal Articles and Updates

  • Academy Elects New Fellows
  • National Registry of Certified Microbiologists
  • Academy News and Views
  • Journal Articles of Interest
  • New from ASM Press
  • ASM Audioconferences
  • 49th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

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April 5, 2013 - Summary of Recent Dual Use/Biosafety Research Policies

The ASM has compiled a summary of recent Dual Use/Biosafety Research Policy responses.

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