Clinical Laboratory Sciences Course Description


CLLS 5261

Human Blood Group Systems I


Primary Instructor:  WalkerCredit Hours:  2

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) understanding of immunological principles in development of alloantibodies and autoantibodies to red cell, white cell and platelet antigens; 2) understanding of Mendelian genetic inheritance principles and application to human blood groups; 3) understanding of genetics, biochemistry and molecular basis for human blood groups, including ABO, Rh, Lewis, P, Ii and MNSs; 4) importance of blood group antigens and antibodies in transfusion therapy.


Prerequisite:  Admission into Specialty in Blood Banking certificate or Masters program.
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  30
Syllabus:  Not currently available.

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