-Introduction to Histopathology, fixation, autolysis, bacterial decomposition. Effect of fixation, common fixing agents and their uses

-Basic histology of organs.

-Tissues and cellular injury and inflammation.

-Healing and repairs.

-Gross post-mortem slide examination to illustrate normal and abnormal features appearances of diseased organs in routine and common tumors.

-Principles and application of exfoliative cytology.

-Collection and fixation of specimens for cytological examination. Museum techniques- color restoration. Mounting in museum jars.

 .-Secondary fixation, post-fixation, and post-chroming and posting mordanting. Fixation, pigments,

--Decalcification. Dehydration, clearing, and infiltration/embedding media

Level of Study: 300 Level