Sep 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
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GHHE 000/6180 - Microbiology and Infectious Disease (3 cr.)



Description
This course is the study of methods used for collection, transport, processing, identification and reporting of bacteria from specimens taken from the human body. Students will be shown what is involved in determining the significance of different organisms in various clinical specimens and disease states. The principles of infection control will also be discussed. Students will be taught how to analyze and record laboratory data, comply with all safety procedures and recognize the limitations of a diagnostic microbiology laboratory. Students will also observe, practice and establish professional behaviors necessary to be a successful clinical laboratory scientist.



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