Courses Under Basic Sciences and Laboratory Medicine

Clinical Chemistry - Glucose Tolerance Test

This module includes video/animation, text, and self-assessment concerning the conduct and application of the GTT.   The diagnosis of diabetes must be made with care since it has far-reaching medical and social consequences. The World Health Organization has established guidelines for the diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus on the basis of blood glucose results and the response to a glucose load...

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Cases in Clinical Microbiology

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms, which are unicellular or cell-cluster microscopic organisms. This includes eukaryotes such as fungi and protists, and prokaryotes, which are bacteria and archaea. Viruses, though not strictly classed as living organisms, are also studied. In short; microbiology refers to the study of life and organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked e...

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Laboratory Methods for Clinical Microbiology

This interactive course deal with the principles of discriminative staining of microorganisms. it demostrates the procedure in performing a Gram stain, AFB stain, and Geimsa stain. The lessons explains how diagnostic tests are evaluated and understand the significance of the sensitivity, specificity, and predictive value of tests used in medical practice.   After studying this course, the s...

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Introduction to Virology and Viral Infections

This course deals with an introduction to virology and viral infections. It has the objective of guiding medical students to understand what a virus is and be able to list the components that combine to make one, knowing the key difference between replication of viruses and division of bacteria and the characteristics of viruses that are used to classify them.    The resource...

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