BI 220 Microbiology for Health Professionals (Fall: 3)

Prerequisite: BI130-133
Does not satisfy the Natural Sciences Core Requirement. Intended only for School of Nursing students.
This course is a study of the basic physiological and biochemical activities of bacteria and viruses. Emphasis will be placed on virulence factors and the mechanism by which a variety of microorganisms and viruses establish an infection. The use of anti-viral drugs and antibiotics, the host immune response to microbial infection, and the effectiveness of various vaccination strategies will also be discussed.
Kathleen Dunn

Last Updated: 01-FEB-12