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MLT 108 - Urinalysis and Body Fluids


Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 3 Clinical Hours: 0 Credits: 3

Description: This course introduces the routine analysis and clinical significance of urine and other body fluids.

Course Topics:
  • Urinalysis
    • Physical Aspects
    • Chemical Aspects
    • Microscopic Aspects
  • Other Body Fluids
    • Physical Aspects
    • Chemical Aspects

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Proper lab attire (refer to addendum)
  • Liquid impervious lab coat, gloves, and face shield (available in SCC Book Inn)

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59


Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the anatomy and physiology of the kidney, how urine specimens are collected and physical properties of urine.
  2. Perform and report urine chemical examination including the following analytes: glucose, ketone protein, blood, bilirubin, urobilinogen, nitrite and leukocyte esterase tests in the laboratory.
  3. Perform urine microscopics in the laboratory.
  4. Describe tests performed on other body fluids relating them to disease processes.

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  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

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