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Last approved: Wed, 14 May 2014 08:27:51 GMT

Last edit: Thu, 08 May 2014 17:19:39 GMT

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Public Health (PUBH)
PUBH
6127
Germs: An Introduction to Environmental Health Microbiology
Germs
201501
2
Course Type
Lecture
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PUBH 6004
Corequisites

20
Nappier, Kase, Mitchell
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Basics of public health microbiology as it relates to the environment, food, water, and bioterrorism. Examines from an environmental health perspective how the principles of microbiology are applied to current and emerging public health issues, whether from intentional or unintentional contamination of the environment. Specific topics will include: industrial animal production and increasing prevalence of antibiotic resistance; effectiveness of various point of use technologies for water purification; recent advances in quantitative microbial risk assessment; one medicine (where public and veterinary health meet); detection strategies for microorganisms (including bioterrorism agents); and current approaches in food defense and agroterrorism.


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ebrunori (Thu, 08 May 2014 17:19:39 GMT): Updating Course Title Again
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