Dec 08, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2017-2018 
University of Alberta Calendar 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MMI 545 - Clinical Microbiology and Human Health

★ 3 (fi 6) (second term, 3-0-0) This course will focus on the interactions between clinically relevant microorganisms and the host. Topics include important issues and contemporary problems in clinical microbiology regarding infectious diseases relevant to health care. Aspects that will be studied are: pathogenesis, epidemiology, immune responses, treatment and infection control. Recent advances in vaccines, laboratory diagnosis and techniques will be included. Lectures are the same as for MMI 445, but there will be an additional assignment for MMI 545. May not be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained in MMI 445. Consent of Department required.