Adv Diagnostic Micro ( 2.00 credits )
|Meeting Time:||05:00 pm-06:55 pm|
|Regularly assigned classroom:||JAH M25|
A seminar course dealing with contemporary issues in Clinical Microbiology. Such issues include the biology and nature of emerging agents of infectious disease, pathogenesis and disease spectrum of disease produced by such agents, epidemiology of disease produced by such agents, laboratory diagnosis of the agents, and therapeutic considerations. Additional issues include the need to maintain compliance with regulatory requirements and to achieve cost-effectiveness in the era of managed care and cost containment. A final issue is the ability of the microbiologist to present, in a clear and understandable fashion, such issues discussed above to fellow scientists, laboratory administrators, and laboratory clients.