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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 405 - Medical Laboratory Methods of Infectious Disease

Examines the medically important parasites causing human infection, associated epidemiology and current laboratory methods employed for diagnosis. The major groups of pathogenic fungi are also discussed, including laboratory procedures for detection and identification. Applications of immunochemical and molecular methods used to diagnose or monitor a variety of infectious disease processes is emphasized. Lec 2, Lab 2.

Prerequisites: BMB 300/BMB 305 and BMB 420/BMB 421 suggested. Medical Laboratory Science majors only or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3