Immundiagnostical Methods


Official data in SubjectManager for the following academic year: 2023-2024

Course director

  • Dr. Timea BERKI

    Department of Immunology and Biotechnology

Number of hours/semester

lectures: 8 hours

practices: 4 hours

seminars: 0 hours

total of: 12 hours

Subject data

  • Code of subject: OSF-IMG-T
  • 1 kredit
  • Dentistry
  • Optional modul
  • autumn

OSA-IMF-T completed

Course headcount limitations

min. 5 – max. 20

Available as Campus course for 20 fő számára. Campus-karok: ÁOK ETK GYTK TTK


Demonstration of the general and specific characteristics of immunological methods used in routine clinical laboratory practice and research highlighting their indications and limitations. Practical demonstration of the most important immunoserological and cellular immunological techniques. Role of the immunological methods in research, diagnostics and therapy. Establishment of theoretical and practical laboratory diagnostic background for preclinical and clinical courses.


  • 1. Introduction into the laboratory diagnostic methods - Dr. Berki Timea
  • 2. Immunchemistry, immunserology - Dr. Berki Timea
  • 3. Cellular immunological methods, flow cytometry - Dr. Berki Timea
  • 4. Detection of autoantibodies in systemic autoimmune diseases - Dr. Simon Diána
  • 5. Autoantibodies in organ specific autoimmune diseases - Dr. Simon Diána
  • 6. Immunphenotype analysis - Dr. Berki Timea
  • 7. Disease associated HLA typing - Dr. Berki Timea
  • 8. Multiplex detection methods - Dr. Simon Diána


  • 1. Immunserology, ELISA
  • 2. Immunoblot, indirect immunfluorescence for autoantibody detection
  • 3. Phenotyping with flow cytometry
  • 4. Cytokine detection methods, functional test


Reading material

Obligatory literature


Literature developed by the Department



Recommended literature

Abul K. Abbas: Cellular and Molecular Immunology

Conditions for acceptance of the semester

Maximum of 15 % absence allowed

Mid-term exams


Making up for missed classes

Individual preparation.

Exam topics/questions



Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars

  • Dr. Berki Timea
  • Dr. Simon Diána