ORIGIN, DEVELOPMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF BLOOD CELLS. SYNTHESIS & BREAKDOWN OF HAEMOGLOBIN. METHODS OF HAEMOGLOBIN ESTIMATION.  METHODS OF CELL COUNTING. ABSOLUTE VALUES.INTRODUCTION TO HAEMOSTASIS. SIMPLE TESTS USED IN BLOOD COAGULATION. PRINCIPLES AND MODE OF ACTION COMMON ANTICOAGULANTS. PRINCIPLE AND COMPONENTS OF HAE MATOLOGICAL STAINS. BLOOD FILMS  READING. CONSTRUCTION OF GENETIC MAPS. BIOTECHNOLOGY -  RECOMBINANT DNA, HYBRIDOMA.


Level of Study: 300 Level