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CL2030 - Clinical Microbiology II with Lab - 3 Credits

General microbiological concepts are reviewed, including nomenclature, use of stains, and selection of culture media. Collection and processing of clinical specimens, direct smear preparation and interpretation, primary culture interpretation, identification of pathogenic bacteria, and antimicrobial susceptibility testing are discussed and performed. Gram positive bacteria and gram negative bacteria are cultured, examined, and identified. Fungi, parasites and viruses are discussed. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab per week)

Prerequisite: CL1170

Delivery: on campus