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CLT 2110 Urine & Body Fluid Analysis

The course will provide instruction on the structure and function of the kidney, renal pathology and the principles, sources of error and interpretation of test results in urinalysis. Principles of CSF and serous fluid analysis are covered. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Clinical Laboratory Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: CLT 1200 AND BIO 1222 


  • Explain the chemical parameters on the dipsticks including: urinary PH, protein, glucose, ketone, nitrite, and leukocyte esterase.
  • Identify variables effecting the test results, and correlation of test results with clinical findings and significance.
  • Describe renal anatomy, physiology, and urine formation.
  • Describe appropriate safety and preservation techniques in collection of urine and body fluid specimens.
  • Outline the process of the routine urine examination, including physical, chemical, and microscopic.
  • Describe body fluid composition, collection, cell count, and crystal identification.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2