Medical Courses (MLS) | Troy University

Medical Courses (MLS)

(Offered in hospital internship only)

MLS 4400

Clinical Urinalysis (1)


The imparting of skills for performing and interpreting routine urinalyses as well as special urinalysis procedures.

MLS 4401

Clinical Urinalysis Lab (1)


This lab section includes specimen handling procedure manual, audio-visual, quality control, record keeping, and reporting system.

MLS 4402

Clinical Microbiology (4)


This lecture course covers areas of bacteriology, mycology, and virology.

MLS 4403

Clinical Microbiology Lab (2)


This lab teaches identification methods, isolation methods, and current clinical techniques for working with bacteria, molds, viral, and rickettsia organisms.

MLS 4404

Clinical Parasitology (1)


Discussions concerning proper collection and handling of specimens for detection of parasites, techniques used to detect parasites and morphological features, and life cycles of important organisms.

MLS 4405

Clinical Parasitology Lab (1)


Use of the laboratory procedures and techniques for isolation and identification of parasitic organisms.

MLS 4406

Clinical Hematology (4)


Detailed studies of blood, including cell types, functions, number of cells, clotting mechanisms, coagulation disorders, platelet disorders, and other pertinent topics.

MLS 4407

Clinical Hematology Lab (2)


Special studies and training involving cell counts, hemoglobin and hematocrit determinations, and other special hematology procedures.

MLS 4408

Immunohematology (3)


This block involves blood banking, studies of the ABO blood group system, the Rh system, blood typing, antibody studies, and effects of transfusion.

MLS 4409

Immunohematology Lab (1)


Blood banking studies and techniques. Clinical applications of procedures under direct supervision.

MLS 4410

Clinical Serology (2)


Lectures emphasizing the principles and interpretations of immunological procedures. The study of the immune systems of the body. Antigen-antibody studies and techniques.

MLS 4411

Clinical Serology Lab (1)


In this lab, the student becomes proficient in running and interpreting serology (immunology) tests.

MLS 4412

Clinical Chemistry (6)


This lecture course focuses on the principles and interpretations of biochemical analytical methods, clinical calculations, and quality control.

MLS 4413

Clinical Chemistry Lab (4)


This lab rotation provides the practical experience of running biochemical tests and interpreting their results. Some prior experience with instrumentation is required in order to understand how to use and care for clinical instruments.