The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

CLSC 3420 Clinical Chemistry I

Studies in clinical chemistry and urinalysis with concentration on the physiology of normal and abnormal metabolism as they relate to those techniques commonly performed in the general chemistry laboratory. Basic clinical chemistry and urinalysis instrumentation and methodology along with a discussion of diagnostic applications and clinical correlation of laboratory results will be emphasized. Appropriate pre-analytical, analytical, and post analytical principles will be discussed along with quality assurance principles appropriate to the clinical chemistry laboratory.




Admission into the Clinical Laboratory Science Program or special approval.

Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Dept of Health & Biomedical Sc


As scheduled