Clinical Pathology Interpretation Adv (VETS9055)

UNIT OF STUDY

This Unit of Study focuses on the advanced interpretation of clinical pathology results for purposes of diagnosis and prognosis. There will be a great emphasis on haematological and biochemical test analysis, with students being introduced to specialist topics such as bone marrow analysis, blood typing, coagulation studies, endocrinological analysis, protein electrophoresis analysis and acute phase proteins determination. At the end of this Unit of Study, students will: Understand advanced haematological investigation of anaemia, leukaemia and bleeding disorders; Perform bone marrow analysis; Perform and interpret coagulation studies; Perform and interpret endocrine assays; Perform and interpret protein electrophoretic and acute phase protein analysis; Interpret the significance of al clinical pathology results and communicate these effectively to colleagues.

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Classes

Supervision

Assessment

6,000 word assessment and oral presentations or equivalent.

Textbooks

Archer RK. Jeffcott LB. Comparative Clinical Haematology. 1st edn. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific 1977. ISBN 0-632-00289-1

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

VETS9050

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