Table of ContentsMedical knowledge | Practice based learning and systems based practice
Cite this page: Baloch, Z.W. Identity testing. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/molecularcompidentity.html. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
- Understand the term "genetic variation"
- Define short tandem repeat (STRs) with variable number of tandem repeats (VNTRs)
- Describe the HLA genes, their chromosomal locations and their genetic features
Practice based learning and systems based practice
- Understand the utility of identity testing to confirm / resolve the identity of anatomic pathology laboratory specimens, for example mislabeled tissue blocks and tissue contamination