Webinar: Leveraging Automation in the Microbiology Laboratory to Address Current Healthcare Challenges

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This webinar will discuss the impact that automation has on the Microbiology lab from turn-around-times to other efficiencies.


  1. Explain the components of an automated microbiology system
  2. Describe considerations for selection and implementation of a laboratory automation system for microbiology
  3. Describe the different technologies employed to streak plates
  4. Explain how laboratory automation systems are improving turnaround time and productivity in the microbiology lab
This webinar is P.A.C.E. accredited for 1.0 contact hour.


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

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Sponsored by:

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Dr. Richard (Tom) Thomson

Dr. Richard (Tom) Thomson

Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratories and Division Head, Clinical Pathology at NorthShore University Health System


Dr. Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD, D(ABMM)

Dr. Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD, D(ABMM)

Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology, Medical Microbiology, and Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO. Medical Director of Clinical Microbiology for Barnes Jewish Hospital.

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Tamer AbourasTamer Abouras

Assistant Editor, ADVANCE Healthcare Networkk




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