Microbiology for the Health Sciences
This course covers the basics of microbial cell structure and function, antimicrobial therapy and drug resistance, the immune system, antibodies, and diagnostic microbiology. The course also examines the involvement of microbes in emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases as well as nosocomial and sexually transmitted infections. PREQUISITES: BIOL 1506, or 12U Biology, or permission of the instructor. Not available to students in the Biology program. May not be combined with BIOL 2026 for credit. (lec 3, lab 3) cr 3.