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2018-19 ATSU University Catalog 
2018-19 ATSU University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MDOH 5480 - Microbiology: Infectious Diseases


This course covers infectious diseases seen in the human patient with focus on etiology, epidemiology, signs and symptoms, pathology, lab tests, differential diagnosis specific to infectious diseases, treatment and prevention. A major focus of the course is for students to associate microbial agents with the diseases they cause. This course completes a series of 3 courses (Principles of Microbiology, Immunology, and Microbiology: Infectious Diseases, which together are designed to present to students in stepwise fashion the essential information on infectious diseases and the body’s defense mechanisms, and to prepare students for success on the NBDE Part 1 exam and for subsequent clinical rotations. Overall, we contribute to the University’s mission to prepare highly competent healthcare professionals.