Video Lecture Spotlight on Testing: Molecular Diagnostics of Gastrointestinal Parasites


Marc Roger Couturier, PhD, D(ABMM) Marc Roger Couturier, PhD, D(ABMM)
Medical Director, Microbial Immunology, ARUP Laboratories
Medical Director, Parasitology and Fecal Testing, ARUP Laboratories
Medical Director, Infectious Disease Rapid Testing, ARUP Laboratories
Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine

Dr. Couturier is the medical director of Microbial Immunology, Parasitology and Fecal Testing, and Infectious Disease Rapid Testing at ARUP. He is also an assistant professor of pathology at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. Dr. Couturier received his PhD in medical microbiology and immunology with specialty in bacteriology from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He served as a research associate/post-doctoral fellow at the Alberta Provincial Laboratory for Public Health and completed a medical microbiology fellowship (ABMM) at the University of Utah. His research interests include Helicobacter pylori diagnostics and population prevalence, in particular identifying populations with increased risk of infection and reduced access to medical care. Dr. Couturier also has a research focus aimed at developing improved diagnostics for emerging agents of infectious gastroenteritis. He is board certified in medical microbiology, and a member of the American Society for Microbiology and Infectious Disease Society of America.

Video released on December 15, 2014

Sponsored by:

University of Utah Department of Pathology, and ARUP Laboratories