52126 Immunology & Serology (1)

Course Description

An introduction to the theory of basic immunology, including cells and the organs of immune system, antigens, antibodies, organization and expression immunoglobulin genes, principles of antigen-antibody reactions, major histocompatibility complex, Antigen processing and presentation, T-cell receptors, T-cell maturation, activation and differentiation, B-cell generation, activation, and differentiation, and the principles of serological procedures.

Learning Objective

  • At the end of this course the student is expected to:
  • 1. Basic mechanisms of immunological reactions and their application in the laboratory.
  • 2. Disease abnormality that involves reactions and the way diagnosis is made
  • 3. Understand the basics of lab immunology techniques and serological Methods
  • 4. the various immunological and serological tests used in diagnosis
  • 5. the application tests to relevant cases of disease

Credits

    3

Books for this Course

  • Kuby Immonology

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite

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