Mayo Medical Laboratories at American Society for Microbiology General Meeting

Mayo Medical Laboratories will be attending the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) General Meeting in San Francisco, June 16-19, 2012. Stop by the MML booth (#532) to speak with us about the latest trends and information in microbiology including:


  • New MML Microbiology website
  • Mayo Clinic tests and resources
  • Education resources

Below is the list of MML presenters at ASM.

Presenter Title Type Date Time
Glenn Roberts, Ph.D. Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Infections: Identification of Filamentous Fungi Workshop 6/16/12 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Robin Patel, M.D. Trends in Clinical Laboratory Identification of Microbes in 2012: MALDI ToF MS Workshop 6/16/12 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Robin Patel, M.D. Microbiology Literature Review 2012 Symposium 6/18/12 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Bobbi Pritt, M.D. Best Practices in Clinical Microbiology: Beyond the Routine Culture, What Microbiology Labs Could be Doing to Further Patient Care Symposium 6/19/12 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
B. Schmitt, S. Cunningham, A. Alatoom, C. Cazanave, R. Patel Identification of Corynebacterium species by Bruker Biotyper Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry Using an On-Plate Extraction Method Poster 6/17/12 10:45 a.m. -
12:30 p.m.
K. E. Greenwood-Quaintance, A. L. Piper, C. Cazanave, J. R. Uhl, A., D. Hanssen, J. M. Steckelberg, R. Patel Rapid Real-Time PCR Detection of mecA Gene in Biofilm-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococci (MRS) and Sonicated Implant Clinical Samples Poster 6/17/12 10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
S. A. Cunningham, J. Mandrekar, R. T. Saffert, A. A. Alatoom, R. Patel Comparison of the Bruker Biotyper and Vitek MS™ MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry Systems for Identification of Gram-Negative and Gram-Positive Aerobic Bacteria Poster 6/18/12 10:45 a.m. -
12:30 p.m.
S. M. Deml, S. L. Wohlfiel, N. L. Wengenack, Ph.D. Evaluation of the Sensititre SLOMYCO ® Plate for Susceptibility Testing of Slowly-Growing, Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Poster 6/18/12 10:45 a.m. -
12:30 p.m.
L. Hall, B. C. Lucas, S. L. Wohlfiel, N. M. Sullivan, N. L. Wengenack Improved Pyrazinamide Broth Susceptibility Testing for Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Poster 6/18/12 10:45 a.m. -
12:30 p.m.
E. S. Theel, L. Hall, N. L. Wengenack Comparison of two matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrometry (MS) platforms for the identification of yeast using a direct on-plate extraction method. Poster 6/18/12 10:45 a.m. -
12:30 p.m.
J. Uhl, F. Cockerill, III, R. Patel Detection of Group A Streptococcus from Throab Swabs by PCR using Roche and Focus ASRs Poster 6/18/12 10:45 a.m. -
12:30 p.m.
H. L. Tyner, K. Greenwood-Quaintance, A. Maduka-Ezeh, R. Patel Auxotrophy and Biofilm Formation in Staphylococcus aureus Small Colony Variant Isolates from Prosthetic Joint Infections Poster 6/18/12 10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.;
M. J. Karau, S. M. Schmidt, K. E. Greenwood-Quaintance, J. N. Mandrekar, W. R. Patel Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Experimental Osteomyelitis with Bone-Targeted Vancomycin Poster 6/18/12 1:00 - 2:45 p.m.
J. J. Schwab, S. A. Cunningham, C. D. Zomok, A. C. Roden, R. Patel Is Tropheryma whipplei or Mycoplasma hominis DNA present in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from immunocompromised hosts? Poster 6/19/12 1:00 - 2:45 p.m.
R. Khare, M. A. Barry, R. Patel Vaccination against Staphylococcus aureus Antibiotic Resistance Factors with an Adenoviral Vector Poster 6/19/12 10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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