UK SMI U 1: National user manual template

UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations U 1: National user manual template.


U 1i1 October 2016: issued

U 1i1 October 2016: issued

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The National user manual template contains standard headings and suggestions to guide laboratories in completing a National user manual. Two worked examples of use have been developed and work on this has now been completed.

The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 19 October 2016.

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Published 2 November 2016