Tales from the Crypts of the CDC


This presentation highlights the clinical, epidemiological, and morphologic features of six cases of unusual and emerging infections.

Originally published on February 2, 2022

Lecture Presenter

Gillian L. Hale, MD, MPH

Gillian L. Hale, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology
ARUP Laboratories

Dr. Gillian L. Hale is a medical director of anatomic pathology at ARUP Laboratories and an assistant professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Hale received her medical degree from George Washington University. She then completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency and a gastrointestinal and liver pathology fellowship, both at the University of California at San Francisco. Dr. Hale is a member of the Binford-Dammin Society of Infectious Diseases and her research interests include infections of the liver and gastrointestinal tract.


After this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the differential diagnosis for a variety of infections based on clinical presentation, epidemiological and morphologic features
  • Recognize key morphologic features of unusual infections that aid in identification and diagnosis
  • Identify ancillary testing that can be utilized in the diagnosis of infectious diseases

Sponsored by:

University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, and ARUP Laboratories