Consultation on identification of Listeria species

03 Jun 2019

Public Health England are inviting comments on a UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (SMI) document, which covers the identification of Listeria species, and other non sporing Gram positive rods, except Corynebacterium. The open consultation and SMI document may be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/uk-smi-id-3-identification-of-listeria-species 

Feedback is welcome from individuals and from organisations. If you would like to contribute to SfAM's response, please send comments to policy@sfam.org.uk by 5pm on Monday 10th June 2019.

 
About the UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations

The UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (UK SMIs) are a comprehensive referenced collection of recommended algorithms and procedures for clinical microbiology. You can find out more about SfAM's involvement with the SMIs below.

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UK Standards for microbiology investigations (SMI)