52139 Urine and Body Fluid Analysis

Course Description

This course covers the anatomy and physiology of the urinary tract, renal function, and the chemical and cellular composition of urine, semen analysis, Body fluids and urine also are discussed. The course emphasizes the laboratory procedures used in the chemical, physical and microscopic examination of urine. The cellular examination of body fluids also is practiced. Practical instruction and supervised experience are offered in the clinical urinalysis laboratory. Interpretation of test results, organization of work, instrumentation and quality control are included.

Learning Objective

  • At the end of this course the student is expected to:
  • 1. Describe anatomy & physiology of the urinary system
  • 2. Discuss the urinary system and homeostasis
  • 3. Describe methods of laboratory examination of urine
  • 4. Discuss techniques & various procedures used in laboratory for semen analysis
  • 5. Discuss method and procedures used in laboratory for body fluid analyses



Books for this Course

  • Pathalogy practical book by Harch Mohan
  • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, thirteen edition by Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson
  • Urine and Body fluid analysis notes, Mohamed Sh. Isack (2013)

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite