52114 Clinical Chemistry (2)

Course Description

A comprehensive study of the analytical methods, both manual and automated, used to determine the chemical composition of the body fluids. Including analytical principles, procedures, and accompanying instrumentation and the correlation of test results with altered physiological states and resulting disease. The included tests are special procedures such as radioimmunoassay, enzyme immunoassay, immunodiffusion, electrophoresis and chromatography

Learning Objective

  • by the end of this course the students should able to:
  • 1. Implement the use of biochemical tests and explain their clinical significance in the assessment of thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, hypothalamic, ovarian and testicular function.
  • 2. Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the metabolism and functions of common hormones.
  • 3. Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the use of biochemical tests as tumor markers.
  • 4. Compare different analytical techniques of a specific parameter.
  • 5. Evaluate the suitability of clinical specimens.

Credits

    3

Books for this Course

  • Clinical Chemsitary by William J, Mrashal & Stephen Kbabgert

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite

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