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It Came from the Micro Lab: Diagnostic Cases from Head to Toe

From the 2021 Joint Annual Meeting (recorded 6/30/2021)
Presented by Nicholas Moore, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM

In this session, learners will put their diagnostic and clinical microbiology knowledge to the test as they work through a series of clinical cases to identify the pathogen(s) responsible for some interesting and unusual syndromes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss clinical presentations of challenging infectious disease cases.
  • Explain the selection and interpretation of microbiologic testing to solve clinical cases.
  • Integrate diagnostic laboratory and clinical information to resolve the differential diagnosis of an infectious process.

CE ACCREDITATION
ASCLS is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area of General (Microbiology) will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION
This Intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.