CACMLE Hematology Courses

119-Online: What a Blast! The Morphology, Immunology, and Cytogenetics of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

$72.00

Contact Hours (Points): 6

This course discusses the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, including FAB classification using peripheral blood and bone marrow microscopic images of the three morophological types and cytochemistry. Discussion on immunological classification includes relevant cell markers as illustrated by flow cytometry histograms. Relevant cytogenetics and the new WHO classification is also discussed.

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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

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Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the latest Adobe Reader program.

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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

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