CLT 207 - Clinical Chemistry & Serology
Designed to cover principles, analytical methods, and clinical significance of clinical chemistry as performed in the medical laboratory, including theoretical principles of serological and molecular methodologies. The relationship of physiochemical of body function in health and disease including the renal, liver, digestive, and respiratory systems. Emphasis on those clinical tests which evaluate the function of these systems related to metabolism, protein synthesis, pH, blood gases, electrolyte balance, enzymes, and hormones.
Corequisites: CLT 216 Immunology as a Prior or Concurrent Requirement
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the general principles and techniques of basic manual and automated chemistry procedures through class discussion and examinations.
2. Correlate clinical chemistry data with normal and abnormal physiological states and identify the clinical significance of test results.
3. Describe the mechanisms and performance of basic serological techniques and immunological assays.
4. Select the appropriate testing methodologies for evaluation of infectious disease, autoimmunity, hypersensitivity, and immune function.
5. Evaluate the clinical significance of clinical serology testing, including infectious disease, autoimmunity, hypersensitivity, and immune function.
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