Chemistry

Information on this section is for clinical chemistry, urinalysis and body fluid analysis portions of the MLS curriculum.

These resources can be used to enrich student experiences while studying these disciplines.

To provide feedback please contact: Karen McRae, MS, MT(ASCP), CLS, Student Education Coordinator, ARUP Institute for Learning, ARUP Laboratories. (karen.mcrae@aruplab.com or (800) 242-2787 ext. 3615

Video Lectures

Spotlight on Test Utilization: Fetal Lung Maturity Testing

This short video discusses the development of the fetal lung and risk of Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) for pre-term infants. Dr. Genache also addresses laboratory tests used to evaluate fetal lung maturity in his presentation.

This video is 7 minutes.

Spotlight on Testing Technologies: An Overview of Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry

In this presentation, Dr. Strathmann briefly discusses the basics of Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry.

This video is 5 minutes.

Analytical Methods in Toxicology Testing Podcast

In this podcast series, ARUP’s Technical Product Manager Golden Welch sits down with University of Utah pathology resident Dr. Maggie Hopkins and Dr. Fredrick Strathmann medical director in toxicology at ARUP laboratories and an associate professor in pathology at the University of Utah to discuss analytical methods in toxicology.

This video is 41 minutes.

Risk Stratification in Heart Failure - The Role of Emerging Biomarkers

In this presentation, Dr. Grenache briefly discusses risk stratification in heart failure.

This video is 12 minutes.

Roles of the Clinical Laboratory in Pain Management

In this presentation, Dr. McMillin discusses the roles of the clinical laboratory in pain management.

This video is 12 minutes.

How-To Videos

How to Utilize Spectrophotometric Testing

This video show the basics of analyses utilizing spectrophotometric testing and the care of the spectrophotometer.

This video is 8 minutes.

How to perform a Urinalysis

This video will instruct you how to perform a basic urinalysis test.

This video is 4 minutes.

How to perform a Clinitest®

This video will instruct you on how to perform a Clinitest.

This video is 3 minutes.

How to perform an Acetest®

This video will instruct you on how to perform a Acetest.

This video is 2 minutes.

How to perform an Ictotest®

This video will instruct you on how to perform a Ictotest.

This video is 2 minutes.

How to perform a Sulfosalycylic Acid test

This video will instruct you on how to perform a Sulfosalycylic Acid test.

This video is 2 minutes.

Courses

ELISA Basics

ELISA Basics

This course describes the Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA) testing method used in many analytical tests. Included are descriptions of the testing process and what is being tested. Animations are used to help illustrate what is happening at the molecular level.

Note: Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or higher is required to view this course.

ELISA Variations

ELISA Variations

This course builds upon the ELISA Basics course by explaining the differences between varying types of ELISA testing. The types include Non-competitive, Competitive, and IgM Capture methods.

Note: Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or higher is required to view this course.

Pipetting Course

Introduction to Pipetting

This course provides an introduction to commonly used forms of pipetting as well as proper technique and calibration.

Note: Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or higher is required to view this course.