Oct 04, 2022  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VETT 1450 - Clinical Pathology 1-Laboratory

Credit Hours: 3.00
Prerequisites: Admission into the Veterinary Technician Program; VETT 1020 , VETT 1030 , VETT 1040 , VETT 1060 , VETT 1070 , VETT 1080 , HHSC 1010 , and ITCS 1010  all with grade C or better

This course provides veterinary technician students with instruction in procedures related to commonly requested laboratory tests. Application strategies include care and use of microscopes, preparation and examination of blood smears, components of a complete blood cell count, analysis of the physical, chemical, and microscopic components of a urine sample, and the preparation and examination of fecal samples. This course also covers instruction and performance of routine heartworm tests and the abnormalities seen in blood, urine, and fecal samples.

Contact Hours: 6

Center Campus

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