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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.

Prerequisites: BIO 1222 or BIO 1242 and CLT 1200 and Restricted to Majors

Course Outcomes
  • Identify microbial agent causing the infectious diseases of humans
  • 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
Credit Hours: 4
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Lab: 3 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Clinical Laboratory Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Northern
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Restricted to Clt Majors
Course Fee: $30.00
Open Seats: 2
Section: 504
Open Seats: 2
Section: 504