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202.372 Histological Technique and Medical Cytology (15 credits)

A study of the principles and practical methodology used in the preparation and microscopic examination of tissue for histopathology. The principles of cytological technique, including fine needle aspiration, will also be studied. Techniques will include tissue fixation, processing, microtomy, staining, immunocytochemistry and specimen preparation. Cytological recognition of benign and malignant conditions of the female genital tract and other body sites of males and females will be studied.

Note(s): Distance Learning option of this course is open only to registered Medical Laboratory Scientists or registered Medical Laboratory Technicians who are employed in a Medical Laboratory.

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