Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Course Description

CLLS 4325

Advanced Microbiology / Mycology


Primary Instructor:  EnderleCredit Hours:  3

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) skills in advanced techniques for detection, isolation, identification, and determination of susceptibility of pathogenic, high virulence, and fastidious organisms; 2) skills in analysis and problem-solving related to techniques necessary to assure the accuracy and validity of test results; 3) ability to determine possible pathogens and normal flora according to the body site from which the specimen was obtained; 4) identify clinically significant fungi and yeasts; and 5) perform procedures and techniques used for their identification.


Prerequisite:  General Microbiology (4 hours) and CLLS 3405 Intermediate Pathogenic Microbiology or its equivalent.
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30
Lab Hours:  45
Syllabus:  Available here.

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