Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (to qualify as a biomedical laboratory worker) (Verona)

Medical Laboratory Science - TECNOLOGIE STRUMENTALI AUTOMATIZZATE

Course code
4S000334
Name of lecturer
Gian Luca Salvagno
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
BIO/12 - CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Lezioni 2 Semestre TLB dal Mar 4, 2019 al May 3, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Clinical Biochemistry Analysis: Technological evolution from manual tests to automatic integrated systems. During the course the main methodological principles of the automated instruments in use in the clinical biochemistry laboratories will be described, with attention to the evaluation of the process indicators for a correct management of the analytical objectives.

Syllabus

Clinical Biochemistry analysis: Technological evolution from manual tests to automatic integrated systems. Brief description of flow and discrete continuous Analyzers;
Hematology analyzers: description of the automated cell counting analyzers: electrical impedance and optical technology. Description of cytometers and flow cytometry: principles cytometry, parameters and performance, reading principles and cytograms.
Analysis of erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR): from Westergren method to automatic systems for the determination of the ESR.
Physical chemical urinalysis: description of automatic systems and automated morphological evaluation.
Clinical Chemistry Analysis: technological evolution of automated systems for the determination of several clinical chemistry tests: description of colorimetric, enzymatic and direct potentiometric measurements.
Immunochemistry analysis: technological evolution of automated systems. Description of Immunochemiluminescent Assay . Brief description of some application on cardiac, endocrinology and oncology assay.
nephelometry and turbidimetry instrumentation: methodological principles, automated application. Description of some examples: Determination of serum proteins.
Automated coagulation analyzer: application of methodological principles for the determination of prothrombin time (PT), activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT). Fibrinogen, D-dimer.
High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and Capillary Electrophoresis (CE): methodological principles of HPLC and CE. Brief description of some applications: glycated Hemoglobin, Hemoglobin Fractionation and serum protein electrophoresis.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Carl A. Burtis Edward R. Ashwood, David E. Bruns Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics (Edizione 5) Elsevier 2011

Assessment methods and criteria

oral examination.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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