Fourth National Molecular Microbiology Diagnostics Users Group
Fall Meeting and Annual Conference

Hollywood Theatre
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto ON

October 18, 2010
October 19, 2010

2010 NMG Annual Conference Summary [PDF]

2010 NMG Annual Conference Program [PDF]

Presenation High-Lights

  • Primer / Probe Synthesis: Myths, Realities and Opportunities

  • MultiCode Technology: Development of a Herpes Simplex Virus IVD

  • High Resolution Melt Analysis (HRM): An Innovative Technology for Genetic Analysis and Molecular Diagnostics

  • Advantages of Multiplexing in the Clinical Setting

  • Extraction to Detection

  • Ask Differently-Pathogen Detection without Culture: Presentation of the Technology, Features and Application of Abbott’s Latest Instrument-PLEXID

  • Advances in Laboratory Testing for Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infections

  • Detection of Shiga-toxin Producing E. coli (STEC)

  • Update on Molecular Testing for Hepatitis

  • 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  • The Future of Molecular Diagnostics in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory