Study of human bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic pathogens. Emphasis on body sites where these pathogens cause disease, antibiotic susceptibility testing, and on microscopic, biochemical, automated, and molecular methods utilized to identify them. Prerequisites: MDTC 311 or permission of instructor. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.
MDTC 311 CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY I (Spring 2020)
Study of bacteria causing disease in humans, with emphasis on methods used for isolation and identification of clinically significant organisms. Review of classification, physiology, biochemistry of, and host response to infectious organisms. Prerequisites: BIOL 211, MDTC 300 and 331. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.