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535-0137-00L  Clinical Chemistry II

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersM. Hersberger
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractDetailed knowledge on particular aspects of clinical chemistry and medical laboratory diagnostics concerning quality control, point-of-care analytics, analytics of kidney stones, tumor markers, diagnosis of HIV and hepatitis, pharmacogenetics, thyroid function, bone metabolism and laboratory diagnosis of hypertension.
ObjectiveDetailed knowledge on the implementation and interpretation of clinical laboratory diagnostic tests. Competence to interprete selected tests.
ContentInternal and external quality control, point-of-care analytics, analytics of kidney stones, use of tumor marker determinations, diagnosis of HIV and hepatitis, pharmacogenetics, thyroid function, bone metabolism and laboratory diagnosis of hypertension.
Lecture notesDocumentation will be available before the lectures electronically.
Literature- Jürgen Hallbach, Klinische Chemie und Hämatologie für den Einstieg, Thieme Verlag
- Harald Renz, Praktische Labordiagnostik, de Gruyter Verlag
- Walter Guder, Das Laborbuch für Klinik und Praxis, Elsevier Verlag
- Lothar Thomas, Labor und Diagnose, TH Books
- William Marshall, Clinical Chemistry, Mosby Ltd.
- Alan H.B. Wu, Tietz, Clinical Guide to Laboratory Tests, Saunders
Prerequisites / NoticeRequirement: basic knowledge in clinical chemistry and laboratory diagnostics