Course Description

CLS 204 Clinical Microbiology
2 cr.
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite: CLS 109, BI 104 or BI 202 or instructor’s permission.
Introduction to the medically important bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasites. Infectious diseases are discussed by organ systems including the role of normal flora and clinical information relevant to each. Current practices in the collection and transportation of clinical specimens and infection control issues are emphasized.