Clinical Microbiology Conference - Medlab Middle East Congress

Clinical Microbiology Conference

4.5 CMEs & 4.5 CPDs

6 February 2024 | Bangkok room

3 - 6 February 2025

Dubai World Trade Centre

Clinical Microbiology Conference



The Clinical Microbiology track offers a comprehensive exploration of key topics within the field. It delves into the utilization of Point-of-Care Testing (PoCT) in the context of infectious diseases, enabling rapid and accurate diagnostics. The track also emphasizes the crucial aspect of antimicrobial stewardship, particularly in the dynamic landscape of digital medicine. Participants engage with the latest updates to the M100 - Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, staying abreast of evolving methodologies. Through intriguing case studies, attendees gain insights into real-world scenarios in infectious diseases. Moreover, the track sheds light on career advancement in Clinical Microbiology, presenting avenues for professional growth. A forward-looking perspective is provided by examining the integration of Artificial Intelligence within the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, envisioning the potential of AI in revolutionizing diagnostics and research in the field. 

Key topics:


  • Use of PoCT in infectious diseases 
  • Antimicrobial stewardship in the era of digital medicine
  • Updates to the M100 - Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing 
  • Interesting cases in infectious diseases 
  • Career progression in Clinical Microbiology 
  • The Next Frontier: Artificial Intelligence in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory 

Benefits of attending:


  • Discuss the latest updates to the M100 standards about evolving methodologies in antimicrobial susceptibility testing. 
  • Explore how Artificial Intelligence in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, has the potential to revolutionize diagnostics and research 
  • Gain insights into the use of Point-of-Care Testing (PoCT) for rapid and accurate diagnostics 
  • Explore the session on career progression in Clinical Microbiology to define a clear path for your professional growth within the field 
  • Enhance diagnostic skills to enable quicker and more accurate identification of infectious diseases 



  • Dr Adnan Alatoom, Clinical microbiology Consultant, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE   
  • Dr Wael Faroug Mohamed Elamin, Medical Director, G42 Healthcare, Abu Dhabi, UAE 



  • Dr Elias Tannous, Infection Control Specialist at Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE 
  • Dr Zahir Babiker, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE 
  • Dr Bobbi Pritt, Chair, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, United