This module emphasises on the pathologic basis of
disease development as well as the principles and
techniques of histopathology and cytology laboratory
investigations, which aids the clinicians in diagnosis
of diseases and monitoring the progress of treatment.
Through the laboratory sessions, students will be exposed
to some histo-techniques involving processing of tissue
specimens for diagnostic purposes in routine clinical
laboratories. The aims of this module are to give the
students an overview of the investigation techniques
employed by the histopathology and cytology laboratory,
as well as the rationale behind these tests. Students
will also be familiar with Good Laboratory Practices, as well as record keeping, literature reading, results
interpretation, and presentation.
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