Rev Esp Quimioter 2021;34(Suppl.1):2-7

What happened to microbiological diagnosis in 2020 beyond COVID-19?


Published: 30 September 2021


The global pandemic of COVID-19 has had negative repercussions on the activities and research in clinical microbiology laboratories other than those related to SARS-CoV-2. Nonetheless, the research activity has also continued in other fields. In this brief review, some of the recent publications related to new diagnostic tests, methods for rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing and for the detection of resistance genes, new diagnostic technologies, and some aspects related to old and emergent pathogens (Candida auris, Elizabethkingia spp. Streptococcus pyogenes) are summarized.

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