Clinical biochemistry (also called chemical pathology or clinical chemistry) is the area of general pathology that performs analyses on body fluids (e.g. serum, plasma, urine, spinal fluid) and other specimens such as faeces and tissue. The course describes the common biochemical tests that are used to assist with the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. Students are introduced to basic principles and practices in the clinical biochemistry laboratory; quality management; disorders of amino acid and carbohydrate metabolism; dyslipidaemias; routine biochemistries for major organ system functions; tumour markers; and paediatric testing.
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