Brucella spp.

Brucella spp.

Description

This course provides clinical laboratory scientists with information about the laboratory identification of Brucella spp. species. The goal is to assist clinical laboratory scientists in better recognizing potential biothreat agents they may encounter during routine laboratory work-ups of sputum, blood and aspirate/biopsy specimens. Laboratory managers may consider using this course to:

  • Assess staff competency in performing laboratory procedures accurately
  • Determine if staff are referring specimens for test confirmations correctly
Objectives

At the conclusion of this eLearning, you will be able to:

  • Describe laboratory tests for identification of Brucella spp.
  • Describe how to rule out or refer isolates for Brucella spp. using standardized laboratory protocols
  • Discuss the role of the sentinel laboratory in bioterrorism response
Continuing Education Units (CEU)

This course is being revised, so P.A.C.E.® credits are not offered at this time. You may receive a course completion certificate without P.A.C.E.® credits. The revised course will offer P.A.C.E.® credits.

More Information

Biological Terrorism Training for Sentinel Laboratories: Brucella spppdf icon

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Length of Course

1.5 Hours

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Credits Offered

1.5

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Delivery Method

On-demand eLearning

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Sponsoring Agency

CDC

Page last reviewed: August 27, 2019