Dec 10, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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BIO 370 Hemostasis, Urinalysis, and Body Fluid Analysis Lecture

2 Credits

In the first part of this course, topics include the role of blood vessels, platelets and coagulation factors in normal hemostasis, the morphology and function of platelets, diseases of platelets and tests for platelet function, the study of coagulation pathways and fibrinolytic mechanisms, the study of normal and pathologic coagulation inhibitors, inherited and acquired coagulation disorders, and laboratory diagnosis and management of hemorrhagic diseases, hypercoagulability and anticoagulant therapy.  The second part of this course is an introduction to the study of urine and body fluid analysis.  Topics includes the anatomy and physiology of the kidney, physical, chemical and microscopic examination of urine, cerebrospinal fluid, and other body fluids as well as quality control, quality assurance and safety.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 206   and BIO 216  (all with a minimum grade of C  for Track I and a C+ for Track II) Concurrent with BIO 375  

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