This course is oriented for Microbiology student’s in the preparatory year as an
introductory course in biochemistry of blood. This course covers the physical properties,
basic compositions and functions of blood. Blood formation. Erythrocytes structure,
metabolism and its abnormalities. Some types of anemia. Leucocytes types and functions.
Platelets and blood clotting mechanism. Blood grouping and some components of plasma
proteins and fats.