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CLT 2510 Immunology/Serology/Immunohematology

This course is an introduction to the principles of immunology, covering the broad areas of the body's defense mechanisms, the nature of the mammalian immune system and the immune response, and discusses immunological disease states of auto-immunity, tumor immunology, transplant immunology, immunodeficiency, and the theory behind immunoassays used in the laboratory environment. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: CLT 2410 

Outcomes

  • Describe primary and secondary immune responses
  • Describe clonal selection, types and functions of white blood cells, T and B lymphocytes and their recirculation via the lymphatic system
  • Identify complement, cytokines, receptor-mediated triggering of cellular responses via second messengers
  • Define Antibody structure and function
  • Describe immune system in health and disease
  • Define natural vs. adaptive immunity

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 4