Join clinical microbiology laboratory directors in discussing recent journal articles in clinical microbiology. Each month, a group of presenters will discuss 1-2 articles in depth. Journal clubs are held every second Tuesday at 2 p.m. EST. 

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Cefiderocol Resistance and Testing—July 13, 2021


  • Ana Paula Streling, Mohanad M Al Obaidi, William D Lainhart, Tirdad Zangeneh, Ayesha Khan, An Q Dinh, Blake Hanson, Cesar A Arias, William R Miller, Evolution of Cefiderocol Non-Susceptibility in Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a Patient Without Previous Exposure to the Antibiotic, Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2021;, ciaa1909,
  • Morris CP, Bergman Y, Tekle T, Fissel JA, Tamma PD, Simner PJ. 2021. Cefiderocol antimicrobial susceptibility testing against multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli: a comparison of disk diffusion to broth microdilution. J Clin Microbiol 59:e01649-20.


  • Melissa Gitman, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Director, Microbiology Laboratory, Mount Sinai Hospital.
  • Jocelyn Srigley, M.D., M.Sc., Medical Microbiologist and Infection Prevention and Control Medical Lead, BC Children’s & Women’s Hospital.


  • Sheldon Campbell, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Yale School of Medicine.

Discussion Panel

  • Romney Humphries, Ph.D., D(ABMM), Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology and Medical Director of the Microbiology Laboratory, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 
  • Audrey Schuetz, M.D., D(ABMM), Co-Director of the Bacteriology Laboratory and Director of the Initial Processing and Media Laboratory, Mayo Clinic.

Next Session

August 10, 2021

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ASM is looking for experts in the clinical laboratory to present and discuss relevant journal articles for its Clinical Microbiology Virtual Journal Club. Candidates should ideally be a subject-matter expert in a clinical or public health lab, a laboratory director or a laboratory fellow. You must be an ASM member to participate in this program. If you think you may be interested in presenting/being on a discussion panel, please complete the volunteer form.


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