202.382 Transfusion Science (15 credits)

Introduction to the principles of transfusion and transplantation as practised in New Zealand laboratories. The collection and storage of blood and the manufacture of human blood products for transfusion. The major human blood groups, blood group alloantibodies, haemolytic disease, transfusion reactions including blood-borne viruses. The Major Histocompatibility Complex in the context of donor/recipient matching of organs for transplantation.

Note(s): Distance Learning option of this course is open only to registered Medical Laboratory Scientists or registered Medical Laboratory Technicians who are employed in a Medical Laboratory.

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  • Prerequisite(s): 162.389. At least 45 credits from 200 level.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2018 Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2018 Semester Two full semester Distance

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