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Advanced Course: Laboratory Diagnostics in Medical Mycology  Braga (Portugal), 14 -17 January 2013
 
Current identification methods for the fungi are often based on morphological characters which can give unreliable identifications. The development of PCR and mass spectrometric and FTIR techniques, may contributed to improved diagnoses for clinical strains.
Clinical laboratory staff, health professionals, graduates with training in health sciences, pharmaceutical sciences or biological sciences who wish to acquire/ update scientific knowledge in medical mycology should attend this advanced course. The course will be delivered over 4 consecutive days with the first half day consisting of a symposium given by experts in Medical Mycology. Participants will be provided with an introduction to and critical assessment of, laboratory diagnosis using morphology, PCR and spectrometric methods. Lectures, demonstration sessions and workshops in the laboratory are specifically designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and experience of those working in the mycological health environment.
Last Updated ( Monday, 22 October 2012 )
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