This complimentary, interactive webinar will provide best practices to detect parasites in blood and stool; and incorporate the CAP checklist requirements in the correct diagnosis of parasites. Considerations for proper specimen collection, analytic testing, and slide interpretation will be discussed. Various clinical examples will be used to educate participants how to avoid common diagnostic difficulties.
- Describe best practices for the detection of parasites in the stool and blood
- Review the CAP checklist requirements that support the accurate diagnosis of parasites
- Identify high-quality reference materials to aid in parasite identification
Lisa Stempak, MD, FCAP