MTCC 442 Immunohematology II

Lectures cover the collection and processing of donor units, donor screening, component preparation, and adverse effects of blood transfusion. In addition to any idiopathic adverse effects of blood transfusion, multiple causes of hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn as well as the various types of autoimmune hemolytic anemias are investigated in some depth. Upon completion of the lectures, exams, and laboratory exercises, the student will explain the causes and sources of error in the tests performed, describe the mitigation of adverse effects of blood transfusion, and explain the process of donor preparation and component preparation.




Enrolled as a medical laboratory science major, senior status, meet all degree requirements other than those courses that are a portion of the professional-year program