MLT 153 - Immunology and Serology
Formerly MLT 204
Course Description: This course provides the student with a foundation of immunology and serology. Topics include components of the immune system, basic immunoassay principles and immunologic techniques, and the clinical symptoms and laboratory findings associated with diseases and disorders of the immune system in the human body. Serological procedures will be presented and their diagnostic significance emphasized.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of MLT 105 (CLS 101) and MLT 106 (CLS 102), both with a C or better
Note(s): Open to Medical Laboratory Technology Degree students only.
Course Student Learning Outcomes:
- Describe the components of the immune system.
- Differentiate between cell-mediated and antibody-mediated immunity.
- Identify the structure, function, and characteristics of immunoglobulins.
- Explain basic immunoassay principles and immunologic techniques used in the serology laboratory.
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