PTHB 532 Clinical Pathology

(4 cr.) (Didactic 3 cr./Laboratory 1 cr.) Students gain an understanding of the principles of hematology, cytology,  and clinical chemistry in the course. Instruction in interpretation of alterations in peripheral blood smears, cytological samples from various organ systems, and chemical data derived from blood serum or other body  fluids is provided. Extensive use is made of clinical cases to emphasize correct interpretation of reports.