The Complexity of Infectious Disease Testing
Program Date: 27 October 2021
Publication Date: 31 March 2022
Continuing Education Units: Hours: 1.0
Lecture Description:In this lecture, Wayne Dimech of the NRL Australia will present on the complexity of infectious disease testing from its history to how assay design can influence results.
• Review the history of infectious disease testing and its evolution into automated laboratories.
• Differentiate between clinical chemistry and infectious disease serology.
• Explain how assay design influences the results of infectious disease serology standardization and control.
- Run Time: 42
Lecture Instructor Bio(s)
Wayne Dimech, MBA, BApp Sci
Scientific and Business Relations Manager
National Serology Reference Laboratory
Wayne Dimech is a Scientific and Business Relations Manager for the National Serology Reference Laboratory, a WHO Collaborating Centre. Mr Dimech obtained a B.App. Sci; and an MBA. He is a fellow from the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists and the Faculty of Science (Research) of the Royal College of Pathologists Australia. He is a recognized expert in infectious disease serology and laboratory quality.
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