Course Descriptions

CLT 203 - Diagnostic Microbiology

A comprehensive study of microorganisms of importance in human health and disease. Topics include the preanalytical collection and processing of clinical specimens as well as the analytical morphology, isolation, and identification of pathogens, with a focus on colonial, microscopic, biochemical and molecular characteristics and additionally the postanalytical interrelationships of microorganisms and human hosts and the correlation, prevention and control of infectious diseases. Bacteriology is emphasized but the course includes a survey of mycology, parasitology, and virology.

2 Credits

Prerequisite: BIO 202 or permission of instructor

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Fall Semester 2014
Spring Semester 2014
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