MLS 325 Clinical Chemistry I

Provides a study of the analyses of the chemical constituents of the blood and other body fluids, emphasizing appropriate anatomy and physiology, specimen processing, correlation of normal and pathologic physiology, and diagnostic implications in health and disease. Students learn the applications of UV-visible spectrophotometry, atomic absorption spectrophotometry, potentiometry as applied to ion specific electrodes, and electrophoresis in the clinical chemistry laboratory. Laboratory exercises emphasize analytical accuracy and precision, using both manual techniques and automated laboratory instruments.

Credits

4 credits

Prerequisite

A grade of C or better in BIO 217 or CHEM 211; BIO 322; and MLS 210, or permission of the program coordinator for medical laboratory science

Offered

Spring

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