Clinical Bacteriology

CLS357 (Not Liberal Arts) $ Clinical Bacteriology 6 hrs. 4 crs. This course will discuss appropriate specimen collection and processing for identification of bacterial disease agents. The students will learn the microscopic and biochemical testing required for speciation of pathogenic bacteria. They will be introduced to both manual and automated methods for speciation and antibiotic susceptibility testing. Preq: BIO 265; CHEM 230; CHEM 235; CLS 330. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory.