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MLT 151 - Clinical Microbiology 1

Credits: 4
3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: MLT 111  

This course focuses on the identification of parasites and fungi (pathogens and common non-pathogens associated with human disease). This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify parasites of clinical importance.
  2. Identify fungi of clinical importance.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in all laboratory exercises by correct identification of organisms.
  4. Explain and discuss aspects of clinical microbiology as it relates to parasites and fungi.
  5. Discuss clinical importance of pathogenic parasites and fungi.
Listed Topics
  1. Classification of parasites and host/parasite relationship
  2. Collection and processing of specimens
  3. Protozoa
  4. Digenea
  5. Cestoda
  6. Nematoda
  7. Arthropoda
  8. Fungal contaminants
  9. Yeast
  10. Dermatophytes and superficial fungi
  11. Subcutaneous and dimorphic fungi
  12. Professionalism
Reference Materials
Lecture and discussion, textbook assignments, audiovisual methods, laboratory exercises, etc.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/15/2010

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