Parasitology Workshop

Jim Harris jharris at LABA.TDH.STATE.TX.US
Wed Aug 21 10:32:56 EST 1996


Clinical Microbiologists:  Please share this information with your 
parasitology labs. A great excuse to spend a weekend in San Antonio!!
 Thanks

PARASITES INFECTING 
IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOSTS

A REVIEW WITH DR. JANE HUDSON
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI

SPONSORED BY

THE BUREAU OF LABORATORIES OF
THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 
and
THE TEXAS HEALTH FOUNDATION

at

UT Health Science Center
Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
San Antonio, Texas

November 15-16, 1996


Program Schedule:  

Day 1

8:45-9:00	Introduction and Pre-Test

9:00-10:30	Entamoeba histolytica/ E. coli/
  E. hartmanni/ E. polecki 

10:30-10:45	Coffee Break

10:45-12:00	Lab:  Wet preps and Trichrome slides of:
  1.  E. histolytica
  2.  E. coli

12:00-1:00 	Lunch

1:00-2:30	Giardia lamblia/ Cryptosporidium/ Isospora belli/
Microsporidia

2:30-2:45	Break

2:45-4:00	Lab:  Wet preps, Trichrome, and Acid-Fast slides of:
  1.  Giardia lamblia
  2.  Cryptosporidium
  3.  Isospora belli


Day 2:

9:00-10:30	Toxoplasma gondii/ Pneumocystis
   carinii

10:30-10:45	Break

10:45-12:00	Strongyloides/ Necator

12:00-1:00	Lunch

1:00-3:00	Lab:  Wet preps of rhabditiform larvae of Strongyloides and
Necator
  Pneumocystis carinii Giemsa and   GMS

3:00-3:30	Post-Test and Evaluation


FACULTY:

Dr. Jane Hudson
Department of Medical Technology
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Jane Hudson is Chairperson, Program Director and Professor in the
Department of Medical Technology at The University of Southern
Mississippi in Hattiesburg.  She received her parasitology education
at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Alabama during her Medical
Technology residency and further education through The Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia.  She has taught
Clinical Parasitology for 24 years at the collegiate level.

SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS PROGRAM PLEASE REGISTER EARLY!!

QUESTIONS?  call
    Jim Harris 512-458-7566


The Bureau of Laboratories of the Texas Department of Health is
approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the
clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. Program. 
Participants earn 1.0 credits for this program. 

Make your check payable to the "Texas Health Foundation" for $200
before October 11 or $230 after October 11 and mail to:

James L. Harris, Ph.D.
Texas Health Foundation             
P.O. Box 650078
Austin, TX 78765-0078





























































































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