The Origin of MacConkey AgarNote, ASM is currently updating their website. There are many more fellow-authored articles that are currently offline, but will become available again by the end of 2019.
KP Smith's blogs can be found at: www.asm.org/Biographies/Kenneth-(K-P-)-Smith
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AST for New Antibiotics: The Clinical Labratorian’s Dilemma
TMI: Deciding Whether to Include MIC Values in Susceptibility Reports
Just Small Adults? Pediatric Considerations in Clinical Microbiology
Combination Antibiotic Testing: When Two Drugs Are Better Than One (or Two).
Rabies and Roundworm: Raccoon-Associated Infectious Diseases
Diagnosing Measles in the Post-Elimination Era
Measles Vaccination and Infection: Questions and Misconceptions
C. diff Diagnosis versus Detection: Why Tests Remain Ambiguous
Opening the Black Box of Phenotypic Carbapenemase Detection
Who Are the HACEK Organisms?
Predictive Value of Blood Culture Time to Positivity
Opening the Black Box of MALDI-TOF MS
The Origin of MacConkey Agar