|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
The habitat, the major characteristics and the methods used for the isolation and identification of bacteria medical importance will be presented. The range of selective and differential media used and the basis of the biochemical tests will be discussed in detail. Major characteristics of viruses will be presented in the context of how this relates to human infection and diagnostic assays. A component of medical mycology and parasitology is also included. The major emphasis of this course will be given to developing the practical skills required for diagnostic microbiology. The subject is complementary to MI3051 in SP2.
Achieve an overall percentage of 50% or more; A satisfactory level (50%) over all on-course assessment components; A grade of at least 40% on the final theory exam.
|Prerequisites:||MI2021 or PC2201|
|MI5003 and MI5021 and MI3421|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Brenda Govan|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Mrs Melissa Crawford, Assoc. Professor Brenda Govan, Mrs Vanessa Harris, Mrs Kylie Carrigan, Miss Chantal Nightingale, Professor Estelle Venter, Ms Kerri Trezona.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.