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20 General Microbiology (5) UC:CSU



                   Prerequisite: Chemistry 51 with a grade of C or better.

                   Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory 3 hours

                   An introduction to principles of microbiology, with emphasis on clinical microbiology for the allied health

                   sciences, including the chemistry, biology, taxonomy, and genetics of pathogenic microorganisms. 

                   Principles of pathology and interactions of pathogenic microorganisms with the host are presented by

                   examining infectious diseases of major organ systems.  Laboratory exercises develop skills and strategies

                   employed in the clinical microbiology laboratory.



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