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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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BIO 25 - Microbiology: Immunity and Infection

Semester Hours: 4
Periodically
An introduction to the human immune system and the pathogens it encounters. The cellular structure, metabolism and genetics of both prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms is examined with an emphasis on host/pathogen interactions. Students explore the clinical presentation, diagnosis, pathogenicity, treatment, and epidemiology of infectious disease though the analysis of case reports. Laboratory experiments focus on microbial growth, its control, and clinical diagnostic techniques.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
BIO 11  and 12 ; 135  or 137 ; CHEM 3A  and 4A , 3B  and 4B . This course is designed for students planning to apply to the Physician Assistant Studies Program. Credit not awarded toward major in biology, nor will credit be given for both BIO 25 and 143 . (Formerly General Microbiology.)





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