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June 30 2020

*** β-D-葡聚糖 - Beta-D-glucan ***

7 月 2 日       北京时间 19:30

Webex link (网址): click here          Event number (): 163 068 1045         Password (密码): z85aEFSA3mt


LIFE Worldwide and the Fungal Infection Trust have produced a series of free webinars about how to perform and interpret laboratory tests for serious fungal infections. Pre-register at to receive email updates, or visit this page on the day of the webinar to obtain the login details.

Beta-D-glucan is a cell wall component of many fungal pathogens including Candida, Aspergillus, Cryptococcus and Pneumocystis. Testing is useful in a hospital setting to help support or rule out invasive fungal infection.


- How the test works

- Video protocols for carrying out the different assays currently available from major, including any point-of-care (‘bedside’) tests

- How to interpret and report results, including any important caveats and potential sources of false results

- Performance (sn/sp/PPV/NPV) in different diseases and patient groups

- Illustrated with recent scientific research and medical images



- Medical laboratory staff wishing to improve or expand their testing capabilities for fungal infections, particularly point-of-care tests

- Specialist clinicians wishing to better understand how to select the appropriate test(s) for their clinical situation and interpret the results