COVID Lab Testing: Breaking Down the Results

Dr. Cindy Howard

During this webinar, basic principles of immunology will be covered in relationship to the current world situation which is experiencing a pandemic of COVID-19. Basics of testing will be described, from diagnosing the disease to determining antibody status. What to do with those results are extremely important. Whether you are testing, contemplating testing or just want to have an intelligent conversation with patients and fellow doctors, this webinar will help you get a good understanding of what we know in the testing world so far. Information is always being updated, so references are provided. The references will always be updated when you explore them. The second section contains articles and research that has been published as of May 29, 2020. 

Learning Objectives

  • The doctor will understand what an antigen is and the types of antibodies that play a role in COVID-19 
  • The doctor will understand how to test for an acute infection and to test for possible immunity to the virus 
  • The doctor will be able to ask appropriate questions of companies and labs in order to make sure they utilize the most accurate and up to date testing for their patients or be able to discuss the testing with other physicians as well as their patients.  
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Speaker: Cindy Howard, DC, DABCI, DACBN, FIAMA

Dr. Cindy M. Howard earned her Doctorate in Chiropractic from National University of Health Sciences and is in private practice in Orland Park, Illinois, just south of Chicago. She is a Board Certified Chiropractic Internist and Board Certified Nutritionist and holds a Fellowship in Acupuncture from the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture and is currently working on her diplomate in Chiropractic Neurology. 

Dr. Howard is the Director of Functional Nutrition for Neurosport Elite. She teaches for the DABCI (diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists) on male and female pelvic disorders, pediatrics, Immunology, GI disorders, Endocrinology and Nutritional Blood Analysis/ Interpretation. Other current positions include: Northern Illinois Delegate for the American Chiropractic Association and recipient of the Flynn/Lynch Award 2015 for outstanding service, Executive Board Member and instructor for POWERPlay in Sports, Medial Advisory Board for Integrative Therapeutics and the Functional Medicine University. Locally she serves as a Board member for the Frankfort Falcons Youth Football organization, and team Chiropractic Physician for Dreamz Elite competitive Cheerleaders. She maintains her private practice and travels all over the country lecturing for various companies.

This lecture was provided by Protocol For Life Balance






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