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BIO3317 Medical Microbiology 1

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


Pre-requisite: BIO1104


This course builds on the foundations obtained in course BIO2205. The course focuses on the nature, diagnosis and control of diseases in humans caused by bacteria with an emphasis on enhancing the student's understanding of bacterial pathogenesis at the molecular level. Areas of specific emphasis include the nature of bacterial virulence factors, antibacterial therapy and mechanisms of resistance, paradigms in microbe/host interactions and a system approach to clinical infectious disease syndromes. The course also aims to provide an awareness of a range of viral, fungal and parasitic infections occurring in humans.

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Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba