Role of Clinical Microbiology Diagnostics in Infection Control

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What you'll learn

The Clinical microbiology laboratory is an essential element of the Infection prevention & control in every health care facility, playing critical roles in surveillance, outbreak detection and management, antimicrobial stewardship, risk assessment and planning (through participation on the infection control committee), and education. Healthcare-associated infection represents one of the most common complications of healthcare more »»

Every healthcare facility should have an infection control program. Infection control requires the ability to detect infection when they occur, the clinical microbiology laboratory is inextricably linked to any comprehensive infection control program. In this course, we will discuss the various techniques available in the clinical microbiology laboratory to assist infection control program.

Who Should Attend?

  • Microbiologist
  • ICNs
  • Quality persons

Key concepts covered include:

  • Major roles of the clinical microbiology laboratory in surveillance
  • Early detection and management of the outbreak
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Education of staff to assist in the infection control program


Dr. Yogesh Gupta

Consultant – Microbiology & Infection control


Principal Assessor – NABH (Pre Accreditation Entry Level Hospitals & SHCO Standards) Technical Assessor (Microbiology) NABL

For: intermediates

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