CLS 203 Immunohematology
3 cr. (2-0-3)
Prerequisite: One year of high school biology or one semester of college biology, CLS 213 or concurrent enrollment or instructor’s permission.
Fundamentals of blood banking in the ABO, Rh and other blood group systems; blood component preparation and utilization; transfusion; transfusion complications; quality control and problem solving; and current issues in transfusion medicine. Laboratories include techniques used in immunology/serology; blood grouping; compatibility testing; and antibody identification.