3rd Bachelor in Medical Biology - Cytology

Applied hematology

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ECTS Credits2
Number of Hours (h/year)25
Teaching staffHEMELAERS, Laurent
TASSIN, Fran├žoise
Course UnitCompulsory
TermQuad. 1 and 2

Basic notions of hematology courses of year 2

Aims and Objectives

To have a good command of basic techniques in hematologic exploration

To be able to do and to understand immunohematology techniques

Recognize normal blood cells and numerate precisely

Recognize young blood cells and name it


Study of a complete blood

Study of blood groups

· Test at the birth

· Compatibility test

· Cytologic approach of smears

· Normal bloods and different cellular lineages

The « traps « of normal bloods and some pictures of pathologic bloods.


BESSIS M., Réinterprétation des frottis sanguins, Masson

HEILNEYER L. et BEGEMANN H., Atlas of clinical hematology, Springer Verlag

Cours d’hématologie, Haute Ecole André Vésale, 2e GBM

Teaching and Learning MethodsLectures

Tutorials (24 h). Lectures (6 h).

Assessment MethodsWritten and/or oral examination
Projects or practical work
NotesIn part

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