Posted on behalf of the National Molecular Microbiology Diagnostics Working Group and the National Microbiology Laboratory:

Preparations for the 2019 Challenge Test for 16S rRNA sequencing and MALDI-TOF are underway at the NML, for shipment in October 2019.  Laboratories which would like to join in this test but have NEVER PREVIOUSLY participated in this exercise are asked to contact Mark.Unger [at] canada.ca regarding the process on how to enroll.

Enrolment closes August 23, 2019.