MLS 420 Clinical Microbiology II

Emphasizes the correlation of in vitro and in vivo findings in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases using a specimen approach to the study of diagnostic microbiology. The systems of the body will be discussed in terms of normal flora, proper specimen collection and processing, the isolation, identification, and treatment of pathogens from various body sites, and correlation with infectious diseases. Laboratories are designed to simulate a clinical microbiology laboratory experience by having students work with simulated patient cultures.


4 credits


A grade of C or better in MLS 330 and MLS 338