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CLT 2410 Clinical Microbiology/Parasitology

Basic concepts of microbiology with emphasis on microbial pathogenesis and immunity. Medically important microorganisms including bacteria, fungi, viruses, rickettsia, protozoa, and the diseases which they produce. This course will also introduce students to the basic knowledge of the physical and chemical properties of clinically significant micro-organisms, the emphasis will be on describing phenotypic characteristics of clinically relevant organisms and the principles of antimicrobial action. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Clinical Laboratory Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: BIO 1222 AND CLT 1200 

Outcomes

  • Demonstrate diagnostic microbiology safety and quality assurance
  • Identify microbial growth and nutrition requirement
  • Define the genetics of microorganisms
  • Describe foundations of microbiology
  • Describe and compare Eukaryotic microorganisms: The Bacteria,Protists, Fungi, and Helminths
  • Define the interactions and impact of microorganisms with humans
  • Identify microbial agent causing the infectious diseases of humans

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3