Clinical Lab Investigations: Case Studies for the Lab Professional, Case set #15 - A Combined Mycology/Parasitology Edition: Part 1: Aspergillus terreus Recovered from a Corneal Scraping Part 2: Paragonimus weestermani: Mimicker of Tuberculosis (by ASCLS)

This course does not carry any current continuing education credits.
ASCLS members save $10. If you're a member of ASCLS, enter your e-mail here to get the member price »

Suzanne Campbell PhD, MLS(ASCP)cm; Hang Nguyen, MLS(ASCP)cm

Course provided by ASCLS.

Earn 1.5 contact hours of P.A.C.E.® - approved continuing education credit conveniently at your own pace by downloading this case and successfully completing the corresponding quiz. Each case study is designed to take you beyond the laboratory test and investigate the causes for abnormal laboratory results.

See more courses in: Microbiology


  • Identify the environmental conditions from which Aspergillus terreus exists.
  • Describe the most likely disease states associated with infections due to Aspergillus terreus.
  • List the host conditions that increase the likelihood of an Aspergillus infection.
  • Compare traditional versus molecular identification techniques for fungi.
  • Compare the antimicrobial agents used to treat Aspergillus terreus infections
  • Identify the drug of choice for treatment of Aspergillus terreus infections.
  • Determine why it is difficult to diagnose Paragonimus westermani and what the key diagnostic methods are.
  • Explain the etiology of paragonimiasis and why it is important to investigate a patient’s eating habits and travel history when suspecting paragonimiasis.
  • Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between Tuberculosis and Paragonimiasis.

Users Also Bought

1 P.A.C.E.® contact hour
(441 ratings) $20 Add to cart
4 P.A.C.E.® contact hours
(1 ratings) $28 Add to cart
1.5 P.A.C.E.® contact hours
(1,453 ratings) $20 Add to cart
13.5 P.A.C.E.® contact hours
(5 ratings) $44 Add to cart
12 P.A.C.E.® contact hours
(2 ratings) $44 Add to cart
2 P.A.C.E.® contact hours
(2 ratings) $15 Add to cart

Course Outline

  • CLI Case set #15_Summer 2014
      • PDF Page 1
      • PDF Page 2
      • PDF Page 4
      • PDF Page 5
      • PDF Page 6
      • PDF Page 7
      • PDF Page 8
      • PDF Page 9
      • PDF Page 10
      • PDF Page 11
      • PDF Page 12
      • PDF Page 13
      • PDF Page 14
      • PDF Page 15
      • PDF Page 16
      • PDF Page 17
      • PDF Page 18
      • PDF Page 19
      • PDF Page 20
      • PDF Page 21
      • PDF page 22
How to Subscribe
Single online course$25
ASCLS members save $10
Add to cart
  • Order for instant access through any computer, any browser.
  • No shipping, faxing, or waiting for certificates.
  • Print or save your certificate of completion as soon as you've completed the course.
  • You'll have 90 days to complete your purchased courses.
Course provided by ASCLS.

ASCLS CE's design and platform are provided by MediaLab, Inc.