MICRO 150 Medical Microbiology

Study of microbiology and immunology, emphasizing the biology of microoganisms including bacteria, fungi, protozoans, helminths, and viruses. Introduces fundamental principles of medical microbiology including microbial cultivation, metabolism, genetics, growth and control. Pathogenesis and immunity to infectious diseases is covered. Principles of epidemiology, disease transmission and a survey of communicable diseases are also included.

Units: 5.00

Offered: (Fa,Sp,Sm)

UC*, CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: CHEM 101 or CHEM 150

Corequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 48 hours per semester

Laboratory: Minimum 96 hours per semester


*MICRO 102 and MICRO 150 combined: Maximum UC credit, 5 units.


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