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Fact or Artifact: clinically important parasites

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Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: July 29, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 06, 2013
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Author: Microbiology & Public Health Send email to Microbiology & Public Health 
Microbiology and Public Health, Alberta, Canada
Submitter : Alan Wolf


To quote the site: "The purpose of this site is to teach microscopists morphological criteria required to differentiate clinically important parasites from artifact material regularly seen in fecal samples and specimens from other body sites.The goal of this site is not to replace practical training of staff in this specialized... More

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Some Java based navigation
Language: English
Cost Involved: no Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no Copyright: yes
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for Jim Bidlack
1 year ago

Jim Bidlack (Faculty)

This site could be easily used directly as a powerpoint in the classroom to teach students how to identify artifact material. Includes helpful tips and photographs.

Time spent reviewing site: Several minutes
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Avatar for Anil Kapoor
2 years ago

Anil Kapoor (Faculty)

Such great photos of how to look at patient samples and determine common errors that occur in determining parasites

Time spent reviewing site: 45 minutes

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