LFS262 Medical Microbiology - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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LFS262 Medical Microbiology

Medical microbiology describes the relationships between microbes and our lives. This includes harmful as well as beneficial effects of microorganisms. You will learn about the infectious diseases, their aetiology and clinical manifestation, routes of transmission, treatment and techniques in detection and identification of pathogenic microorganisms. The course investigates microbial diseases of the skin, digestive tract, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, nervous and cardiovascular systems. The practical sessions of the course focuses on the isolation and identification procedures of pathogenic microorganisms in clinical samples and their antibiotic susceptibility.

Course detail

MBT263 or LFS261 or MEP263
MEP252 or MEP253 or MBT253
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
Student contribution band
Band 2
Tuition fee
3.2: Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies
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Course outline

LFS262 Course Outline Semester 2, 2021 (PDF 83KB)

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