Medical Mycology Workshop

Errol Reiss err2 at ciddbd2.em.cdc.gov
Tue Jun 6 14:49:55 EST 1995


Please note that the following workshop will be presented this fall 
in conjunction with the ICAAC Meeting in San Francisco. It is a unique workshop, 
never been presented before that combines hands-on experience in various 
types of microscopy, an eminent guest faculty, and covers both clinical and 
environmental subject matter

Laboratory Identification of Emerging Pathogenic Fungi from Clinical and Environmental Sources
September 15 and 16, 1995
Location: California Department of Health Services Berkeley California. Sponsored by : The National Laboratory Training Network. The Assocaition of State and Territorial Public Health Laboratory Directors, and the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio
n
Preliminary Program
Friday, September 15, 1995
8:30 am	Identification and Demonstration of Emerging Opportunistic Pathogenic Fungi.  Arvind Padhye, Ph.D., Division of Bacterial & Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.
9:30 am	Identification of Fungal Elements in Tissue by Immunofluorescence and Histologic Methods.  Leo Kaufman, Ph.D., Division of Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.
10:15 am	Break
10:30 am	Detection of Fungal Elements in Tissue by Immunofluorescence Methods, continued.
11:15 am	The Use of Calcofluor White (and Other Stains) to Detect Micro-organisms in Clinical Specimens and Cultures I.  Brian Harrington, Ph.D., Dept. Pathology, Mercy Hospital, Toledo, OH.
12:15 pm	Lunch
1:15 pm	Laboratory and Demonstrations
5:15 pm	Adjournment
Saturday, September 16, 1995
8:30 am	Preparation of Environmental Samples for Various Microscopic Examinations.  Robert Simmons, M.S., Dept. Biology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.
9:30 am	Central Heat and Air Conditioning System and Indoor Ecology of Fungi.  Donald Ahearn, Ph.D., Dept. Biology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.
10:30 am	Break
10:45 am	The Use of Calcofluor White (and Other Stains) to Detect Micro-organisms in Clinical Specimens and Cultures  II.  Paul Lehmann, Ph.D., Dept. Pathology, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH.
12:15 pm	Lunch
1:15 pm	Laboratory and Demonstrations
5:00 pm	Evaluation
5:15 pm	Adjournment
Continuing Education Credits
1.5 CEUs will be awarded upon the successful completion of both the lecture and laboratory portions of the program.  0.7 CEUs will be awarded upon the successful completion of only the lecture portion of the program.  This program has been structured foll
owing the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Criteria and Guidelines and therefore is awarding Continuing Education Units (CEUs).  The National Laboratory Training Network (NLTN), in joint sponsorship with the Centers 
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will award 1.5 (or 0.7) CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program.  The NLTN-Pacific Office is an approved provider of continuing education for California medical laboratory licensees (accre
ditation # 000022).
Location
	All lectures and laboratory sessions will be held at:
		California Department of Health Services
		2151 Berkeley Way
		Berkeley, CA 94704
	Berkeley is just a short subway-ride, across the bay from San Francisco.  Trains stop within a few blocks of both the Moscone Convention Center (S.F.) and the California Department of Health Services Building (Berkeley).
Fees
	Complete program (lecture & laboratory):			$ 140.00
	Lecture only							     90.00
	Fees include all lecture and laboratory materials as well as break.  Lunch will not be provided.  The California Department of Health Services is located in downtown Berkeley, home to a plethora of inexpensive gourmet eateries.
Further Information
	For further information contact:
		Dr. Bernard Jilly
		National Laboratory Training Network - Pacific Office
		California Department of Health Services
		2151 Berkeley Way,  Room 803
		Tel:   510-540-3991			Fax:  510-540-2320
 
 YES!  Please send me more information on: "Morphological Identification of Emerging Pathogenic Fungi", which will be held on September 15 & 16, 1995 in Berkeley, California.



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