15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: The aim of this module is to provide an introduction to the principles and practice of the basic techniques in histopathology. Processing of tissue will be explained and demonstrated from its arrival in the laboratory to fixation, processing, staining and sectioning for examination. The use of special stains in oral pathology and principles of immunohistochemistry will also be highlighted.

Staff Contact: BINGLE LYNNE
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work, Practical skills assessment

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