The ASM sent an e-mail to ASM members regarding US Government communications about ensuring biosafety in US laboratories. The e-mail includes links to a White House memo and an NIH advisory.
The August issue of the Clinical Microbiology Issues Update has been published by the Office of Public Affairs.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announces National Biosafety Stewardship Month
The March issue of the e-Public Policy Update has been published by the Office of Public Affairs.
ASM sent a statement out to ASM members reminding them to practice safe "laboratory housekeeping."
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.
ASM commented on an FDA proposal to reclassify antigen based rapid influenza virus antigen detection test systems intended to detect influenza virus directly from clinical specimens.
The August issue of the Minority Microbiology Mentor has been published by the Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities.
The ASM sent a statement to ASM members on Dual Use Research of Concern and Biosafety.
The ASM sent the following statement to ASM members regarding the recent biosafety lapses.