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The 2011 Antibiogram Editions for the Mainland and Vancouver Island are now available

Antibiograms have been distributed to physicians’ offices and clinics; however, if you have not yet received a copy, please contact us toll-free at 1-800-431-7206 and ask for Client Services. The Antibiograms provide antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of the most commonly reported respiratory tract, skin and soft tissue and urinary tract pathogens submitted to LifeLabs, and can therefore be used by physicians to guide empiric antimicrobial therapy. The information in the Antibiograms is to be used only as a guide, and we emphasize that culture and susceptibility testing are required for accurate determination of etiology and antimicrobial susceptibility. 

If you have any questions, please contact one of the LifeLabs Medical Microbiologists.

Dr. Colette Pienaar, Medical Microbiologist

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As recommended by Public Health Agency of Canada, we're asking all customers who can to wear a non-medical mask or face covering as an added safety precaution while in our patient service centres.

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