MDL 110 Urinalysis and Body Fluids (3 cr.) Studies the gross, chemical, and microscopic techniques used in the clinical laboratory. Emphasizes study of clinical specimens which include the urine, feces, cerebrospinal fluid, blood, and body exudates. Introduces specimen collection and preparation. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

MDL 125 Clinical Hematology I (3 cr.) Teaches the cellular elements of blood including blood cell formation, and routine hematological procedures. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

MDL 215 Immunology (2 cr.) Presents the physiological basis of humoral and cell mediated immunity, including the medical and clinical laboratory application of immunological principles. Lecture 2 hours per week.

MDL 216 Blood Banking (4 cr.) Teaches fundamentals of blood grouping and typing, compatibility testing, antibody screening, component preparation, donor selection, and transfusion reactions and investigation. Lecture 2  hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.

MDL 225 Clinical Hematology II (4 cr.) Teaches advanced study of blood to include coagulation, abnormal blood formation, and changes seen in various diseases. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.

MDL 235 Mycology (2 cr.) Studies pathogenic fungi and environmental contaminants, isolation and identification of commonly encountered genera with emphasis on morphologic criteria. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

MDL 236 Parasitology and Virology (2 cr.) Teaches identification of the common parasites affecting  man. Stresses methods of isolation and identification. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

MDL 237 Clinical Bacteriology (4 cr.) Teaches handling, isolation, and identification of pathologic  bacteria. Emphasizes clinical techniques and associate bacteria with clinical symptoms. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.

MDL 261-262 Clinical Chemistry and Instrumentation I-II (4 cr.) (4 cr.) Introduces methods of performing biochemical analysis of clinical specimens. Teaches instrumentation involved in a clinical chemistry laboratory, quality control, and the ability to recognize technical problems. Includes instruction and practice in oral communication skills. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

MDL 281 Clinical Correlations (1 cr.) Teaches students to apply knowledge gained in courses offered in the MDL curriculum using primarily a case history form of presentation. Emphasizes critical thinking skills in the practice of laboratory medicine. Includes instruction in basic computing concepts, components, and operations and in the use of an integrated software package. Lecture 1 hour.