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MLS 403. Clinical Immunology

Credits: 1-3
Department: Medical Laboratory Science
Description: Antigen/antibody structure, function and interaction; basic principles and procedures of humoral and cellular immunology; performance and clinical correlation of serological testing; quality control.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Special course fee TBD.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Compare and contrast the function and structure of the five classes of immunoglobulins (antibodies).
2. Compare and contrast the principles and procedures of humoral and cellular immunology.
3. Perform and interpret normal and abnormal immunology tests using appropriate manual procedures, instrumentation, standards, controls and computer applications during pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases.
4. Recognize unexpected immunology test results and instrument malfunction and take appropriate action to correct and validate.
5. Correlate immunology laboratory test results to disease processes and determine related physiology.
6. Evaluate quality control values and recommend necessary actions.
7. Apply critical thinking skills to solve case studies.






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