||This course is intended for Medical Laboratory Technician students and other health professionals. Topics covered include principles of antigens, antibodies and their combination in health, disease and serological laboratory procedures. The course discusses hepatitis, AIDS, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Lyme disease, syphilis, infectious mononucleosis and streptococcal infections.
- Identify the differences between innate and adaptive immunity.
- Identify the differences/similarities in humoral and cell-mediated immunity.
- Characterize the five immunoglobulin structures and functions.
- Identify the cause and effect of antigen immunogenicity.
- Perform basic immunological tests to detect antibody-antigen complexes used to identify disease.
- Interpret immunological test results seen in health and disease.
- Identify the cause and effect of hypersensitivity, autoimmune disease, and transplantation rejection.
- Demonstrate standard safety practices when handling, collecting, and/or analyzing specimens.
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