Feb 25, 2020  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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BIO 540 Advanced Immunohematology

3 Credits

The course provides an in-depth study of the structure, biochemistry, and function of red blood cells, hemoglobin and blood group systems that serves as the foundation for enhancement of skills in the identification and resolution of complex antibody and compatibility testing problems and the provision of appropriate and safe blood components and products for transfusion. Therapeutic indications for transfusion, transfusion requirements in special situations, and the pathophysiology and investigation of adverse transfusion reactions are also examined.

Prerequisite(s): Baccalaureate degree with appropriate pre-requisite courses.

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