Knowledge of biology, biochemistry, histology, anatomy and physiology, according to the prerequisites indicated in the curriculum.
To allow the students to acquire the fundamental notions for a critical evaluation and interpretation of the results of some laboratory diagnostic tests. In particular, the student will able to recognize and discuss the clinical meaning of laboratory data which characterize the following pathological conditions: acute and chronic inflammations; lipid disorders; marker of cellular damage
. The student must acquire
the meaning of the laboratory data that characterizes the following pathological conditions: - inflammation - alterations of the lipoprotein attitude - cell damage markers
Serum proteins. Serum protein electrophoresis (SPE); SPE patterns associated to specific diseases; acute phase reactants (APRs) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
Laboratory tests for the diagnosis of lipid disorders. Plasma lipoproteins and their metabolism; lipoproteins and atherosclerosis; quantitative and qualitative analysis of plasma lipoproteins.
Marker of cellular damage
At the beginning of the course, teachers will suggest textbooks.
The final oral exam aims to assess whether the student has acquired the fundamental notions for a critical evaluation and interpretation of the results of the main clinical laboratory tests
frontale lessons for 8 hours