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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MLT 230LB - Immunohematology and Immunology Lab

1.00 Credits, 3.00 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 3 lab periods

Application and practice of techniques for basic immunohematology related to methods utilized in the clinical laboratory. Includes ABO and Rh typing, indirect/direct antiglobulin test (IAT/DAT), antibody screens, Ab identification and phenotyping, pre-transfusion testing, work-ups for adverse effects of transfusions, hemolytic disease, and maternal and neonatal testing. Also includes tube testing, MTS gel and solid phase (capture) techniques.

Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN  , and MAT 151   or assessment into MAT 189  .
Corequisite(s): MLT 230  .
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Obtain accurate results using a variety of methods on samples including ABO, Rh, DAT, IAT, crossmatch, phenotype (and control selection), donor selection; and test for adverse effects of transfusions.
  2. Identify units, reagents and samples using standard labeling practices.
  3. Improve critical thinking and organizational skills by attending class, completing assignments, and participating in problem solving discussions.

Effective Term:
Fall 2023