Dec 10, 2023
MLT 115 - Immunology
Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 3 Credits: 3
Description: This course provides a study of the immune system, disease states, and the basic principles of immunological testing.
- Basic concepts of immunology, immunity and inflammation.
- Antibodies and Antigens
- Antibody/Antigen reactions
- Cells and soluble mediators of the immune response
- Serological methods and techniques
- Immune response and serological diagnosis of hypersensitivity and autoimmune disorders
- Immune response and serological diagnosis of viral infections
- Immune response and serological diagnosis of selected infectious diseases
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
- In order to participate in lab, students must be wearing floor-length pants, closed-toe, closed heel shoes. Pants may not have rips, tears, etc. Students must also wear a liquid impervious lab coat, gloves and a face shield (available in SCC bookstore) whenever handling clinical specimens.
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:
- Explain the terminology and basic concepts of immunology, immunity, lines of defense, and inflammation.
- Describe the structure, synthesis, and function of immunoglobulin.
- Summarize the Major Histocompatibility Complex and tumor markers.
- Describe the basic concepts of antigen-antibody reactions.
- Explain the function of the cells and soluble mediators involved in the immune response.
- Evaluate serological methods and techniques.
- Demonstrate mastery of processes and procedures for practicing laboratory safety.
- Develop the laboratory skills for accurately performing and interpreting serological test results.
- Correlate laboratory findings with hypersensitivity reactions, selected autoimmune disorders, viral infections, and selected infectious agents.
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Official Course Syllabus