productThe Hugo v4.0 is a software program that serves as a technical reference manual and encyclopedia for microbiologists Hugo contains over 3,500 pages of reference material and procedures related to culture media, quality control, safety, antimicrobials, agency regulation, rapid test methods and other general topics related to microbiology. All technical documents are written in NCCLS format and may be incorporated into the users’ laboratory procedures manual.
     Hugo contains trade names and a generic cross-reference chart for all antimicrobials, compliance guidelines for state. CLIA, CAP, JCAHO and OSHA requirements, current taxonomy changes, drug of choice listing with each pathogen, listing of common stock organisms and instructions to efficiently maintain them, and a complete description of each genus of bacteria and fugi of medical importance. Also included is an extensive glossary of microbiology, bacteriology, epidemiology, mycology and parasitology terms and abbreviations.
Hugo also contains a directory with phone numbers and Web sites important to the microbiology lab.
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Keywords: microbiology, education