BMLT | PATHOLOGY | Third Year

PATHOLOGY 3rd YEAR

Syllabus of pathology for 3rd year

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APPLIED HISTOLOGY

Handling of fresh histological specimens (Tissues).

Lipids-identification and demonstration.

Micro-organism in the tissues-various staining, techniques for their demonstration and identification.

Immunohistochemistry-common antigens and their applications.

Electron microscope, working principles, components and allied techniques for electron microscopy.

Museum techniques.

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10hr

Cytology

Cervical cytology :- Basis of detection of malignant & premalignant lesion.

Aspiration cytology:- Principles, indications and utility of the techniques

Staining:- Pap stain, H&E stain & Giemsa stain.

Cytology of various body fluids.

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12hr

Cytogenetics

Introduction, terminology, classification & nomenclature.

Blood groups:- Types & Bombay blood groups.

Sex chromatin & identification

Chromosomes in neoplasia & oncogenes/anti-oncogenes.

Culture of bone marrow cells and peripheral blood lymphocytes.

Characterization of human chromosome by various banding techniques

 

 

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12hr

Immunopathology

Cells of the immune system.

Immunoglobulins, antibodies and humoral immune response.

Auto immune disease & investigation.

Infection and the immune system

Cancer immunology

Tissue typing for kidney transplant.

HLA Antigen

Various grafts & graft versus host disease (GVHD).

Monoclonal antibodies.

 

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12hr

Haematology

Definition and classification of hemolytic anaemias :- Sickle cell anemia & Thalassemia.

Laboratory investigation for haemolyticanaemia including classification & causes.

Leukemia; definition and classification

Laboratory investigations for disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), Hemophilia

Mechanism of fibrinolysis; tests for fibrinolysis.

Platelet function test and their interpretation.

Electrophoresis :- Principles and application in hematology

 

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12hr

 

Transfusion medicine & blood banking

Blood groups:-  Types & Bombay blood group

Blood donor selection.

Methods of bleeding donors.

Blood containers, anticoagulants and storage of blood.

Coomb’s test and its significance.

Screening of blood for infective material

Blood components, preparation & component therapy.

Transfusion reactions and work up

Blood bank organization, standards, procedures, techniques and quality control.

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12hr

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