Jun 27, 2022  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022

HHSC 440 Medical Microbiology


3 semester hours

An overview of the biology of microorganisms, including protists, fungi, bacteria, and viruses with special emphasis on the ecology and features of disease-causing microorganisms; control of microorganism and antibiotics; development and function of the Immune System; Vaccination, Autoimmune diseases, and Hypersensitivities; principals of infectious disease and epidemiology; the pathogenesis and clinical features of a number of infectious diseases, including emerging, re-emerging, tropical and common infectious diseases will be covered.

Lecture, 3 hours.

Prerequisite: BIOL 201 .

Corequisite: HHSC 441 .