Martin Hersberger: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2018

Name Prof. Martin Hersberger
(Professor Universität Zürich (UZH))
Address
Universitäts-Kinderspital Zürich
Steinwiesstrasse 75
8032 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone044 266 75 41
E-mailmartiher@ethz.ch
DepartmentChemistry and Applied Biosciences
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
535-0135-AALClinical Chemistry I
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
1 credit2RM. Hersberger
AbstractIntroduction into fundamentals of laboratory diagnostics and overview of the laboratory parameters concerning inflammation, lipid metabolism, myocardial infarction, diabetes, kidney function, urinary diagnostics, liver function, blood coagulation, blood count, therapeutic drug monitoring and drugs of abuse screening.
ObjectiveOverview of the possibilities and limitations in clinical laboratory diagnostics. Indications and methods of everyday parameters are known.
ContentIntroduction into medical laboratory diagnostics: immunochemical methods, diagnostics of inflammation, acute myocardial infarction, lipid metabolism, diabetes, kidney function and urinary diagnostics, blood coagulation, blood count, therapeutic drug monitoring, drugs of abuse screening, common diagnostics of liver diseases, point-of-care diagnostics.
535-0137-00LClinical Chemistry II1 credit1VM. Hersberger
AbstractDetailed knowledge on particular aspects of clinical chemistry and medical laboratory diagnostics concerning quality control, point-of-care analytics, analytics of kidney stones, tumor markers, diagnosis of HIV and hepatitis, pharmacogenetics, thyroid function, bone metabolism and laboratory diagnosis of hypertension.
ObjectiveDetailed knowledge on the implementation and interpretation of clinical laboratory diagnostic tests. Competence to interprete selected tests.
ContentInternal and external quality control, point-of-care analytics, analytics of kidney stones, use of tumor marker determinations, diagnosis of HIV and hepatitis, pharmacogenetics, thyroid function, bone metabolism and laboratory diagnosis of hypertension.
Lecture notesDocumentation will be available before the lectures electronically.
Literature- Jürgen Hallbach, Klinische Chemie und Hämatologie für den Einstieg, Thieme Verlag
- Harald Renz, Praktische Labordiagnostik, de Gruyter Verlag
- Walter Guder, Das Laborbuch für Klinik und Praxis, Elsevier Verlag
- Lothar Thomas, Labor und Diagnose, TH Books
- William Marshall, Clinical Chemistry, Mosby Ltd.
- Alan H.B. Wu, Tietz, Clinical Guide to Laboratory Tests, Saunders
Prerequisites / NoticeRequirement: basic knowledge in clinical chemistry and laboratory diagnostics