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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ML 212 - Clinical Analysis III

Credit Hours: 3

Discussion of sodium and potassium analysis, ion selective electrodes, electrophoresis, body fluids, cerebral spinal fluid (CSF), serous fluids, immunoassay, chromatography, drug analysis, endocrinology, iron analysis and osmolality.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • describe basic principles of ion selective electrodes;
  • discuss the clinical significance, specimen precautions and methods of analysis for sodium, potassium, protein electrophoresis, body fluids, CSF, serous fluids, serum and urine osmolality;
  • identify and explain the basic principles, technique, apparatus, used in quantitation of immunoassay, electrophoresis, osmometry, body fluids and chromatography;
  • detail clinical applications of immunoassay, electrophoresis, osmometry, body fluids (CSF, and serous fluid types) and chromatography;
  • discuss automated instruments used to perform these analyses; and
  • discuss the use and significance of drug screening for therapeutic uses as well as for legal and illegal drugs.

Prerequisites: ML 122, ML 123, ML 124, ML 126, BI 147/BI 148
Corequisites: ML 213
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