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BIO3315 Medical Microbiology 2

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Biological & Physical Sciences


Pre-requisite: BIO1104


This course provides the principles underpinning humoral or cellular defence mechanisms associated with the host response to infection. The course includes a study of innate defence mechanisms, antigenic specificity, induction of humoral and cellular immune responses, immunoglobulin structure, function and genetic basis of antibody diversity, the role of the immune system in health and disease including cell-mediated immunity, hypersensitivity reactions, autoimmunity, immune tolerance, and vaccine development strategies.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba