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School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Clinical Microbiology I Laboratory
Microbiology I Laboratory
Fall 2015
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MLS 4114 - Clinical Microbiology


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Observation of many of the medically important organisms and practical experience in current diagnostic techniques and identification systems used in clinical practice. Principles, procedures, techniques, and data interpretation for the isolation and identification of clinically significant organisms.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: • Use appropriate aseptic technique when performing laboratory procedures • Prepare Gram-stained smears correctly • Streak agar plates for quantification and/or isolation • Differentiate organisms based on Gram reaction, microscopic and colonial morphology, and biochemical and antigenic characteristics • Perform cultural, biochemical and serologic tests commonly performed in clinical laboratories according to established clinical procedures • Discuss the principle and general procedures involved in each test performed in the laboratory • Select appropriate media and test procedures and assess laboratory data to correctly identify organisms in clinical specimens when given the source of the clinical specimen • Follow appropriate quality control procedures when performing laboratory tests
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A new hands-on lab course for the blended MLS program that corresponds with the MLS 4114 didactic Micro I course
twilson (Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:21:59 GMT): Rollback: Please enter a course in the prerequisite field. If the course is indeed restricted to students in the program, this information needs to go in the "Course Restrictions" field.
twilson (Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:04:32 GMT): Rollback: please add co-reqs
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