Clinical Laboratory Sciences Course Description


CLLS 5262

Human Blood Group Systems II


Primary Instructor:  WalkerCredit Hours:  2

Continuation of CLLS 5261. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) understanding of genetics, biochemistry and molecular basis for the human blood groups, including Kell, Kidd, Duffy, Lutheran, Knops and others; 2) differentiation of rare blood groups consisting of high and low inc idence antigens; 3)relationships between specific blood group systems; 4)importance of blood group antigens and antibodies in transfusion therapy; 5) understanding of platelet and histocompatibility antigens in transfusion and transplantation.


Prerequisite:  CLLS 5261 Human Blood Group Systems I
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  30
Syllabus:  Not currently available.

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