Correlate abnormal immunological/serological laboratory results with disease processes.
DefinitionCorrelation should include linking abnormal immunology/serology laboratory results with disease processes (e.g., HIV, scleroderma, allergies).
- What does a positive rapid plasma regain (RPR) test mean? What further testing should be performed? Why?
- What does a positive screening test for HIV indicate? What further testing should be performed? Why?
- What does a radioallergosorbent (RAST) test measure? How does a RAST test work? How are RAST test results useful in patient diagnosis?
Related Standards of Learning
History and Social Science
The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by
- planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
- analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
- comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
- evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
- constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
- explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
- taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
- using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
- applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
- communicating conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from multiple sources and citing specific sources.