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Electives - Pathology
Laboratory Medicine - Diagnostic Immunology
Elective Number: 2312 (arranged)
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Joseph Wiencek (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Duration: 2 weeks
Available: please contact Dr. Wiencek to schedule and check availability
Report to: TBA
Time to Report: 9:00 am
Place to Report: TBA
Typical day: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: This rotation will introduce the student to the various immunology tests available for the diagnosis of disease.
1. The student will learn the indications and interpretation of various tests and testing limitations from the clinical laboratory standpoint. Didactic lectures and opportunities for bench observation and practice will be provided.
2. Areas to be covered include serum and urine protein chemistry, serology (hepatitis, HIV, CMV, EBV, etc.) flow cytometry and autoimmune disease testing.
3. Students will do related readings and presentations; attend journal club and hematology rounds.