Kenneth (K.P.) Smith
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Kenneth (K.P.) Smith is a postdoctoral fellow in James Kirby’s laboratory at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. His research interest is in development of drugs and diagnostics for multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria.
Latest from Kenneth (K.P.) Smith
When faced with a carbapenem-resistant organism, how do you address: “Does it have a carbapenemase?” and “If it does have a carbapenemase, which one?”
“HACEK” is a familiar clinical microbiology acronym, but who are organisms in this group? We review the most commonly isolated individual members.
Detection of bloodstream infection is one of the most important functions of the clinical microbiology laboratory.
MALDI-TOF MS is an increasingly popular method for identifying bacteria and yeasts in the clinical microbiology laboratory.