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2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

BMLS 435 - Immunology and serology (3)

Prerequisites: BMLS 351  
A study of the theory and application of basic concepts in immunology, immunopathology, and serology testing methods. Topics of study include the cells and cytokines, proteins and chemicals involved in innate and adaptive immune system. Immune disorders covered include hypersensitivity, immunodeficiency, immunoproliferative, autoimmunity, protein abnormalities, as well as transplant and tumor immunology, immunologic testing methods, and the serologic diagnosis of syphilis.  The course also encompasses diseases of other systems in which immune reactions play a part in the pathogenesis, such as multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and celiac disease.