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This five part webinar series will provide attendees with an introduction to the pathogenesis, diagnosis and epidemiology of infectious hepatitis in Ontario. The first session will cover liver anatomy and physiology, the etiology of infectious hepatitis, the healthcare system impact, diagnostic test methodologies and interpretation, and the role of viral typing and sequencing in outbreak investigations. Subsequent sessions will specifically focus on the epidemiology, clinical features and laboratory diagnostic considerations for each of the hepatitis viruses (i.e., A, B/D, C, and E), as well as discuss opportunities for prevention and the impact on public health in Ontario.
Presenters: Dr. Gary Garber and Dr. Tony Mazzuli
Dr. Gary Garber specialized in Internal Medicine at University of Toronto and Infectious Diseases at the University of British Columbia. He is a Professor in the Dept. of Medicine at the Universities of Toronto and Ottawa. He is also the Chief of Infection Prevention and Control at Public Health Ontario and an Infectious Diseases (ID) physician at the Ottawa Hospital.
Dr. Mazzulli specialized in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology at the University of Toronto. At Mount Sinai Hospital, he is the Microbiologist-in-Chief and an Infectious Disease Consultant. He is also a Professor at the University of Toronto in the Departments of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. He is currently a microbiologist at Public Health Ontario laboratory.
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