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BIO4205 Introductory Medical Microbiology

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


Pre-requisite: BIO1101


The course focuses on the nature, diagnosis and control of infectious diseases in humans. Areas of specific emphasis include the nature of microbial virulence factors, antimicrobial therapy and mechanisms of resistance and a system approach to clinical infectious disease syndromes. Students will undertake literature searches and report writing training by completing Investigative Reports. Students will also be exposed to the theory and applications of conventional and molecular technologies for generating, organizing, analysing and interpreting complex microbiological data. Students will develop microbiological investigative and analytical skills and be able to provide advanced technical reports and recommendations on the management of infectious disease syndromes. Specific Topics will be published in the course handbook.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 Online