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
Have you ever wanted to know how the media you use every day were developed? Here we discuss the origins and continued use of MacConkey agar.
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.