Received: 2 November 2018
Accepted: 20 December 2018
First Online: 11 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study did not involve human beings or human samples. We performed a pilot study on 30 randomly selected clinical microbiology laboratories in Alexandria to assess their compliance to guidelines. A verbal consent was sought from participating laboratories. according to the laboratories directors’ request, and we only showed the most important results and kept all their data anonymous as agreed upon. The ethics committee of the High Institute of Public health approved the study.
: Not applicable.
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