SYLLABUS | DIPLOMA (MLT) | PATHOLOGY | FIRST YEAR

PATHOLOGY 1ST YEAR

 

Syllabus of pathology for 1st year

S. No Topic Domain Hours
Basic Pathology:

Pathology & its branches

Normal cell and its functions

Various types of microscope & light microscope in details.

Desirable to know

 Must Know

 Must Know

 

 

 

05hr

Haematology

 

Introduction to hematology and laboratory Organization.

 

Formation of Blood

 

Composition and functions of blood

 

Various anticoagulants, their uses, mode of action and their merits & demerits.

 

Collection & preservation of blood for various hematological investigations.

 

Normal hematological indices (MCV, MCH, MCHC, PCV)

 

Normal and absolute values in hematology.

 

Quality assurance in hematology.

 

Various methods of estimation of Hb involved and standardization of instrument.

 

Haemocytometery:- Procedure of cell count, visual as well as electronic red cell, Leucytes and platelet count.

 

Romanowsky dyes, preparation and staining procedure of blood smears.

 

Morphology of normal blood cells and their identification.

 

ESR & Factors influencing ESR and various procedures for its estimation.

 

 

 

Desirable to know

 

Must Know

 

Must Know

 

Must Know

 

 

Desirable to know

 

Must Know

 

Must Know

 

Nice to know

 

Must Know

 

 

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35hr

 Clinical Pathology

 Normal urine- Physical and chemical properties.

Body fluid sample such as CSF, pleural fluid &Ascitic fluid –normal values.

Semen – Normal

Must Know

Must Know

 Must Know

10hr
 Basic Transfusion medicine

 History and discovery of blood group system.

ABO and Rhesus blood group system.

Other blood group system.

  

Desirable to Know

 Must Know

 Nice to Know

10hr
 Histopathology

 Grossing, Tissue Processing, Fixation, section cutting & staining with Haematoxylin& eosin with other special staining.

Biomedical waste management

Must Know

 

Must Know

10hr

 

 

PATHOLOGY 1st YEAR PRACTICAL SYLLABUS

 

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Hemoglobin estimation – Sahli’s method

Peripheral blood film (PFB), Preparation, staining by leishman stain & examination.

Cell counts by Neubauer chamber – RBCs, WBC, Platelets.

ESR & PCV estimation

BT & CT determination

ABO/Rh blood grouping by slide methods- Forward & reverse grouping

Urine examination – complete (Physical & chemical examination for glucose, proteins, bile salts & ketone bodies).

Semen analysis – Physical, Chemical&Neubauer’s chamber counting.

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PATHOLOGY REFERENCES 

  1. Textbook of Medical Laboratory Technology- PrafulB.Godkar, Darshan P. Godkar
  2. Medical Laboratory Technology. Methods and Interpretations – RamnikSood (volume 1&2)
  3. Medical Laboratory technology a procedure manual for routine diagnostic test – vol – I, II, III. Kanai L. Mukharjee Tata Mc graw hill pub. New Delhi.
  4. Practical Pathology P. Chakraborty Gargi Chakraborty New Central Book Agency, Kolkata.
  5. Theory & Practice of Histological Techniques John D. Bancroft et.al. Churchill Livingstone, Printed in China.
  6. Histochemistry in Pathology M.I. Filipe et.al. Churchill Livingstone, London
  7. Hand Book of Histopathological & Histochemical Techniques C.F.A. Culling Butterworths Company Ltd. London.
  8. A Handbook of Medical Laboratory (Lab) Technology. By V.H Talib.
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