Christine Dorresteyn Stevens, EdD, MT(ASCP), et al.
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475 plus appendices
Expiration Date: 12/31/2022
Section A meets the 1-hour Florida specialty requirements in serology/immunology, clinical chemistry, and hematology. For ASCP, it provides 8 hours in serology/immunology, 2 hours in clinical chemistry, and 2 in hematology.
Section B meets the Florida 1-hour requirement in serology/immunology. For ASCP, it provides 12 hours in serology/immunology.
Clinical Immunology and Serology: A Laboratory Perspective has been completely updated and revised to reflect the latest advances in science and clinical practice, including coverage of the external defenses and inflammation, human microbe relationships, bacterial virulence factors, the role of the B and T cells in the adaptive immune response, the immune mechanisms involved in humoral antibody production and cell-mediated immunity, and tumor markers and immune mechanisms. It also covers quality assessment, regulatory issues, and quality management systems. An access code inside new printed texts provides you with a Davis Digital eBook, that lets you quickly search for content.
This course is basic/intermediate.
Section A quiz (Chapters 1-13)
Section I. Nature of the Immune System
Introduction • Nature of Antigens and the Major Histocompatibility Complex • Innate Immunity • Adaptive Immunity • Antibody Stucture and Function • Cytokines • Complement System
Section II. Basic Immunological Procedures
Safety and Quality Management • Principles of Serological Testing • Precipitation and Agglutination Reactions • Labeled Immunoassays • Molecular Diagnostic Techniques • Flow Cytometry and Laboratory Automation
Section B quiz (Chapters 14-25)
Section III. Immune Disorders
Hypersensitivity • Autoimmunity • Transplantation Immunology • Tumor Immunology • Immunoproliferative Diseases • Immunodeficiency Diseases
Section IV. Serological and Molecular Diagnosis of Infectious Disease
Serological and Molecular Detection of Bacterial Infections • Spirochete Diseases • Serological and Molecular Diagnosis of Parasitic and Fungal Infections • Serology and Molecular Detection of Viral Infections • Laboratory Diagnosis of HIV Infection • Immunization and Vaccines