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CLT 205 - Clinical Microbiology II

2 Credits

An extension of CLT 204, this course explores mycobacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses that cause human disease. Emphasis is placed on isolation, identification, control and clinical correlation.

Prerequisite(s): CLT 204 with a C or higher or permission of instructor.

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Describe pre-examination procedures applicable to clinical microbiology.
2.Describe post-examination procedures applicable to clinical microbiology.
3.Describe or perform staining techniques for fungi, mycobacteria or parasites.
4.Discuss the correct culture set up and incubation of microbial specimens.
5.Interpret the results of microbial cultures, stains, or tests.
6.Explain the principles behind different media utilized for growth, isolation, or identification of microbes.
7.Use standard microbial techniques or procedures to identify unknown organisms.
8.Describe the use of molecular or serological methods for the detection or identification of microbes.
9.Explain or demonstrate the proper use of a biosafety cabinet.
10.Explain the principles behind standard laboratory methods of antimicrobial testing.
11.Describe quality assessment practices for diagnostic microbiology.
12.Explain the clinical significance of clinical microbiology tests or results.
13.Discuss factors of select microbes that contribute to pathogenicity or disease
14.Identify select microbes associated with specific diseases.
15.Summarize the biological safety procedures required for working with mycobacteria, fungi, parasites or viruses in the laboratory.

Course Offered Fall

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Fall Semester 2023