Molecular Pathology 2021

Author: Anderson Continuing Education
Publisher: Anderson Continuing Education
Date Published: 2021
Pages: 13
Cover Type: Soft Cover
Expiration Date: 12/31/2024

Meets the Florida 1-hour specialty requirement in molecular pathology.

For ASCP, this course provides 1 contact hour in molecular pathology.

"Molecular Testing for Targeted Therapies and Pharmacogenomics" covers: How pharmacogenetics testing may be used in personalized medicine. • How various molecular testing techniques are used in targeted therapies. • Examples of somatic variants acquired through mutagenesis or germline variants acquired parentally and how molecular testing detects these variants for use in targeted therapies in oncology and other conditions. • The challenge in molecular testing for the detection of somatic or germline variants. • How polymorphic genotypes of the CYP2D6 gene contribute to an individual’s sensitivity, toxicity and/or resistance to particular drugs. • The role of variant genotypes of genes in patient response to warfarin and clopidogrel therapy. 

"Molecular Testing for Targeted Therapies and Pharmacogenomics" is Chapter 22 of Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory: A Guide to Error Detection and Correction, Second Edition. Edited by Amitava Dasgupta, PhD, DABCC et al. Published by Elsevier in 2019.

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