University of Technology Sydney

69512 Diagnostic Pathology

6cp; 6 hpw, online
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 69504 Diagnostic Pathology
Recommended studies:

A general science background is recommended, including foundation areas such as chemistry, cell biology, anatomy, physiology, immunology and biodiversity.


This subject covers two important diagnostic pathology disciplines:
i) Transfusion science (or blood banking) examines blood systems, antibody identification, cross matching and transfusion reactions.
ii) Haematology is presented as two modules. The first module introduces blood cells types and functions along with routine haematology procedures. The second module involves examining blood cell morphology on blood films to identify abnormal changes.

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