Common Parasites in a Nutshell | Indus Hospital & Health Network

Common Parasites in a Nutshell

SPEAKERS

  • Dr. Nazia Khursheed, Senior Consultant and Section Head of Microbiology and TB Departmen
  • Dr. Fareeha Adnan, Consultant Microbiologist
  • Shakir Husain, Assistant Manager
  • Maira Khan, Technologist Microbiology

MODERATOR

  • Dr. Fareeha Adnan

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Physician
  • Postgraduate trainees (Pathology, Medicine )
  • ID Fellows
  • Allied health professionals
  • Laboratory technologists

ORGANISER

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

VENUE

Seminar Hall, Korangi Campus

ZOOM MEETING

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BACKGROUND

Parasitic infections are common in our population. Timely evaluation and diagnosis of the affected individual is important for treatment. Laboratory investigations are helpful to accomplish the task. Available methods for the identification of clinically important parasites will be discussed in the session. The session aims to provide information about the laboratory diagnosis and clinical correlation of important parasites commonly encountered in lab.

SCHEDULE

9:10 – 9:30 am Overview of Parasitology (Dr. Nazia khursheed)
9:30 – 9:55 am Medically important protozoa commonly encountered in lab (Dr. Fareeha Adnan)
9:55 – 10:15 am Medically important helminthes commonly encountered in lab (Maira khan)
10:15 – 10:35 am Identification of parasite in Microbiology Lab (Shakir Hussain)
10:35 – 10:45 am Flash card quiz (Nazia Perveen, Maira Khan)
10:45 – 11:00 am Assessment of the quiz (Dr. Fareeha Adnan)

Event Details

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021
Time: 9:30 - 11:30am
Venue: Seminar Hall Fourth Floor, Korangi Campus
Karachi

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