Knowledgeable Microbiology Laboratory Scientist that's skilled in all facets of medical laboratory testing. Some of these testing includes various sub-disciplines like mycology, bacteriology, immunology, and parasitology. I'm also familiar with Joint Commission(JC) , Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines.
40 Hours/ Week
Below are a list of instruments and kit test that I have performed and validated.
BacT Alert 3D ( Blood culture instrument that will continuously monitor for the presence of microorganisms in blood specimen)
Nanosphere Verigene ( Nucleic Acid test used for the detection and identification of potentially pathogenic gram- positive or gram-negative bacteria which may cause bloodstream infection) *Validated
Gram positive organisms that the Nanosphere Verigene detects and identifies
1. Staphylococcus spp.
2. Staphylococcus aureus
3. Staphylococcus epidermidis
4. Staphylococcus lugdunensis
5. Streptococcus spp.
6. Streptococcus pneumoniae
7. Streptococcus pyogenes
8. Streptococcus agalactiae
9. Streptococcus anginosus group
10. Enterococcus faecalis
11. Enterococcus faecium
12. Listeria spp.
Gram negative organisms that this instrument detects and identifies
1. Acinetobacter spp.
2. Citrobacter spp.
3. Enterobacter spp.
4. Proteus spp.
5. Escherichia coli
6. Klebsiella pneumoniae
7. Klebsiella oxytoca
8. Pseudomonas aeruginosa
MAGO Plus Automated EIA Processor ( MAGO Plus is designed to perform all steps of a range of enzyme immunoassay procedure in an automated platform)Test that are ran on this instrument
1. Rubella( IgG)
2. Measles( IgG)
Vitek 2 ( Automated system that preforms bacterial identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing)
Sebia Hydrasys ( Comapct system that carries out all phases of electrophoresis)
1. Hydragel 2,4 IF( immunofixation via serum or urine)
2. Hydragel 7, 15, 30 protein(e) (serum protein electrophoresis via urine or serum)
3. Concentration of Urine by Vivaspin Concentrators
BD Max System( COVID-19 PCR Instrument) *Validated
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
Medical Laboratory Technologist- General
LeMoyne Owen College Alumni Board
University Tennessee Health Science Center Alumni Board
Black Student Association (BSA)
Lebonheur Children's Hospital Pumpkin Run
St. Jude Marathon
St.Francis Laboratory Social Officer
Below are a list of instruments that I have completed validation for.
1. Nanosphere Vergine - August 2018
2. BD Max System - August 2020
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