Diagnostic Features of Intestinal Nematodes

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Description

This basic-level webinar will provide an overview of the morphologic features that are important in correctly identifying intestinal nematode eggs, larvae, and adult worms.

Audience

Public health and clinical laboratory staff members

Objectives

By taking this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe morphological characteristics of intestinal nematodes
  • Microscopically detect and identify intestinal nematodes
  • Recognize commonly seen artifacts often misdiagnosed as nematodes
Continuing Education Units (CEU)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Laboratory Systems is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.

This course is approved for 1.0 contact hours. P.A.C.E.®

P.A.C.E.® Course Number: 288-013-18

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Length of Course

1 Hour

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Credits Offered

1.0

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Delivery Method

On-demand eLearning

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Sponsoring Agency

CDC and the Association of Public Health Laboratories

Page last reviewed: July 10, 2018