A two-day training course comprising of laboratory sessions (hands on and demonstrations) and lecture discussions on laboratory identification of medically important fungi, susceptibility testing, testing for fungal biomarkers, antifungal treatment, therapeutic drug monitoring, environmental sampling, fungi as aero-allergens and  fungal case studies.

Course facilitators: 

Dr Ruth Ashbee

Mr Mark Randle
Dr Catherine Pashley

Dr Felicia Lim

Dr Nelun Perera

Suitable for all Grades of trainees interested in laboratory diagnosis of fungi;  (Specialty trainees in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Clinical Scientists and Biomedical Scientists).


Venue: Pathology Training Laboratory, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester

Fees:  £50 administrative fee

To book your place, please email wendy.jones@uhl-tr.nhs.uk