Laboratory medicine


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1. Introduction:
– field presentation,
– familiarization with legislation and the code of ethics in the field of laboratory medicine,
– organization of laboratory medicine in primary, secondary and tertiary level of health care,
– familiarization with the system of quality control in laboratory medicine.
2. Biological material – blood (blood cells and serum, plasma), urine, stool and others.
3. Definition of biological sample, its physiological and pathophysiological components.
4. Biological variability between individuals, and external influences on results of laboratory examinations.
5. Materials and procedures for proper collection, preparation, transportation and storage of biological samples and the impact on the results of laboratory examinations.
6. Laboratory tests: before analytical, analytical and after analytical phase.
7. The importance and process of formation of referential orientation values for children, adults, the elderly and their use.
8. Measurement systems and units of measurement that are most commonly used in laboratory medicine.
9. Laboratory report.
10. Laboratory tests of the specimen.