Clinical Lab Investigations

 Welcome to Clinical Lab Investigations (CLI) -

Case Studies for the Laboratory Professional

Each case study is designed to take you beyond the laboratory test and investigate the causes for abnormal laboratory results.  Download each case study for free!

CLIEarn continuing education credit conveniently at your own pace by downloading the case set and completing the corresponding quiz to earn at least 1.0 contact hour of P.A.C.E.® – approved credit.  Cost to take the quiz is $15 for ASCLS members; $25 for nonmembers.  Visit ASCLS CE to purchase access to the online quiz.


Case set #20 - Chemistry


Rhabdomyolysis and the Kidney in a Fall-Risk Patient


Case set #19 - Microbiology

Reality Bites - And So Do Dogs

Cast set #18 - Microbiology

Pharyngitis Leading to Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis

Case set #17 - Immunohematology

Alloimmunization to a Complex Rh Antigen, f

Case set #16 -  Parasitology

Strongyloidiasis in the Immunocompromised Patient

Case set #15 - Mycology/Parasitology
A Combined Mycology/Parasitology Edition, Includes 2 Cases:
Part 1: Aspergillusterreus Recovered from a Corneal Scraping
Part 2: Paragonimus westermani:  Mimicker of Tuberculosis
  • To obtain at least 1.0 contact hour of P.A.C.E.® – approved credit you must obtain a 70% or better on the quiz and include payment -- $15 for ASCLS members and $25 for non-members.
  • Quiz must be completed by the expiration date listed. 
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ASCLS welcomes case study submissions.  Download author submission guidelines.  All case studies are peer-reviewed before publication.

A copyright transfer agreement must be completed upon submission.  The completed form must be returned with the case study manuscript.