This course is a study of the basic principles of blood banking in relation to blood grouping, typing, compatibility testing, and antibody identification. Also included are topics on donor processing, preparation of components and component therapy, transplant medicine, pretrans-fusion problem solving, adverse transfusion reactions, hemolytic disease of the newborn, immune hemolytic disorders, parentage testing, regulatory and accreditation requirements. Laboratory practice is a required compo-nent. Prerequisites: MLS 305;MLS 310. Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester.

MLS 335
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