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INTER 110 - Fundamentals of Medical Microbiology

2.00 Credits

The aim of this course is to introduce fundamental principles and applications relevant to clinical infectious diseases for first year medical students.  The course content covers key aspects of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoan pathogens as they pertain to infectious diseases of humans.  The course will provide the conceptual framework for understanding the mechanisms by which pathogenic microorganisms cause human disease.  The course will also present key concepts regarding antimicrobial therapy of infectious agents.  Upon successful completion of the Fundamentals of Medical Microbiology course, medical students will have a comprehensive foundation of knowledge and critical thinking skills in Medical Microbiology and will be able to understand and discuss the clinical cases in Infectious Diseases that they will encounter.