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BIO 147: Hospital Microbiology

This course is a brief introduction to topics in microbiology involving human health and disease. Biological characteristics of bacteria and viruses are described and selected pathogens are discussed. The innate and adaptive defenses of the human body against microbial pathogens are described. The course also discusses appropriate use of antimicrobics. Public health efforts to control pathogens are also discussed, including vaccination and infection control.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Credits
1
Lecture Hours
15
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
15

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