PY 572 - Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
(4 cr.) This detailed study of microorganisms and the diseases they cause in man includes consideration of infectious disease microorganisms including their biochemical, serological and virulence characteristics, and clinical manifestations. An organ system approach is used to examine the fundamentals of pathogenicity, host response, epidemiological aspects of infectious disease, as well as clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of infections. The laboratory stresses techniques used in specimen collection and handling, isolation and identification of microorganisms, and the interpretation of the results and correlation with clinical condition. Every Year, Fall

Fall 2016