MT2306: MLT Pathogenic Microbiology

Credits 6 Lab Hours 3 Lecture Hours 3 Clinical Hours 0
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Normal flora and pathogenic bacteria will be identified by morphology, staining characteristics, colonial morphology, growth on selective media, biochemical testing and serological methods. Basic theory in antimicrobial susceptibility testing will be covered. Principles of all tests will be studied. Study of viruses will be limited to the processing and handling of specimens for consultant referral and principles of serological testing. Normal and pathogenic parasites and fungal elements will be identified, and procedures utilized for proper identification will be discussed.


Admission to the MLT program.