CLS 214 Diagnostic Microbiology
3 cr. (1-1-2.5)
Prerequisite: CLS 204 or concurrent enrollment or instructor’s permission. CLS 190 recommended.
Methods of the isolation and identification of microbial pathogens including clinically significant bacteria, fungi and parasites. Laboratory diagnostic techniques focus on biochemical characterization, serologic testing, rapid identification methods, susceptibility testing and microscopic examination.