What a Blast! The Morphology, Immunology, and Cytogenetics of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Self-Study 119 – Intermediate Level
Contact Hours (Points): 6
Written by Beverly A. Kirby MA, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA)
Published 2004. Reviewed 2010.
Online – 119: Course Taken Online: $72.00 BUY NOW
IMPORTANT: This online course is accessible using the following:
Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the latest Adobe Reader program.
Kindle Fire – No additional App download is necessary.
Apple iPad (all versions) / Nook / Kindle – Recommend purchase of a PDF Reader App, such as GoodReader, Cloudreaders, or Stanza by Amazon. Once downloaded, launch this App to access the course online site in order to logon to and view your course.
Here’s what satisfied customers have to say~
“The objectives were met and the information, although can be overwhelming were directed primarily to ALL.”
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Definition, History, Classification of Leukemias, Clinical Presentation, Epidemiology, Risk Factors
SECTION I: LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS OF ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA
SECTION II: MORPHOLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS OF BLASTS
L1 Type Lymphoblasts, L2 Type Lymphoblasts, L3 Type Lymphoblasts
SECTION III: CYTOCHEMISTRY
Myeloperoxidase (MPO), Sudan Black B (SBB), Specific Esterase, Nonspecific Esterase (NSE), Periodic Acid-Schiff (PAS), Terminal Deoxynucleotidyl Transferase (TdT)
SECTION IV: IMMUNOPHENOTYPING
Overview, Flow Cytometry, Analysis of Data, Normal Lymphocyte Cell Markers, Immunophenotyping of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, B-cell Lineage ALL, T-cell Lineage ALL, Mixed Lineage,
SECTION V: CYTOGENETICS
t(12;21), t(4;11), t(11;19), t(1;19), t(9;22)
SECTION VI: TREATMENT AND OUTCOME