2015AM: Global Travel, Global Malaria (CE: 1.0)
This program will discuss with global travel comes the possibility of "global" malaria; therefore, rapid and accurate diagnosis of malaria is critical for implementation of appropriate treatment to reduce associated morbidity and mortality.
- Discuss the history and epidemiology of Malaria.
- Describe CDC recommendations and regulations for tracking infectious diseases globally, such as Malaria.
- Outline specific laboratory tests used to diagnose Malaria, and pros and cons of each test.
William L. Gosnell, Ph.D.