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What is histopathology?

generally includes cytopathology
morbid anatomy

2

What is chemical pathology?

- toxicology
- biochemical substances that may be in the blood
- eg. sodium, potassium ect.

3

What is microbiology

- bacteria identification
- determination of antibiotic sensitivity
- culture for viral identification

4

What is surgical histology?

- the diagnosis of disease
- to confirm lumps and bumps
- provides prognosis implications (eg. how far tumour has spread)

5

What is cytopathology?

- looks at individual cells
- eg. cervical smears

6

What is morbid anatomy?

post-mortem

7

what is haematology?

- Measurement of blood cells
- can help to diagnosis leukaemia
- red cell count, white cell count

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What is immunology?

- measurement of antibodies
-diagnosis allergic disease