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BIO2217 Transfusion Science

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Biological & Physical Sciences


Pre-requisite: BIO1103


This course builds on the foundations obtained in course BIO2108 Haematology 1. The course provides the theoretical and procedural foundations for performing various blood typing systems. The course also provides a sound foundation of the neonatal and adult diseases in which cross matching and provision of blood and blood components are an essential service. The student is also provided with the theoretical and procedural practices associated with blood fractionation and component storage. The isolation, storage and use of stem cells in transplantation procedures is also explored. The course is designed to enable graduates to commence work in a transfusion laboratory.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2012 External