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Gain an Introduction to Medical Microbiology


This undergraduate-level course introduces students to bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa and emphasizes host-microbe interactions and bacterial and viral pathogens. Students will explore biological characteristics of microbes, principles of disease transmission and prevention, pathogenesis and immunity, antibiotic resistance, laboratory diagnosis of infectious disease, and the human microbiome.

This course is ideally suited for students interested in applying to Clinical Laboratory Scientist programs, and others who are interested in microorganisms that cause infectious disease.

Course prerequisites:  This course assumes that students are familiar with college-level biology.

Contact Information:
Fiona O'Donnell-Lawson



Course Number: BIOL-40367
Credit: 4.50 unit(s)

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