LSC 2110 - General Microbiology

This course is an introduction to microbiology and microorganisms. A survey of major viruses, mycoplasmas, chlamydiae, rickettsiae, eubacteria, protozoa, and fungi along with their morphologies, cytologies, structures, functions, and habitats will be included. Major emphasis will be placed on the roles of pathogenic microbes and their affects on the health and well being of human life. Asepsis, disinfection, bacterial culturing, staining, microscopy, standard universal precautions, human microbial diseases, and immunology will also be covered. Laboratory exercises will be incorporated to support these topics. PREREQUISITE: 2 years high school biology, OR LSC 1101 General Biology I or equivalent, OR consent of instructor.

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