Unit 2 Protein Testing Lesson 1
Chemistry Course Overview

Results from protein testing provide vital information about the health status of patients. The purpose of this lesson is to enable you to learn about performing protein electrophoreis. This includes:

  • specimen collection, handling and transport issues
  • validation of instrument function and daily and periodic quality control analysis
  • instrument calibration
  • specimen analysis
  • evaluating patient results
  • communicating these results
  • evaluating quality assurance

You are required to complete the reading assignment in the textbook prior to beginning this lesson. Please refer to the syllabus. You also need to have available a calculator.