Microbial world, emphasizing communicable diseases, their causes and control.

Course Details

Recommended for students seeking a liberal education in microbiology who do not have the prerequisites to take the more advanced courses. Students may wish to purchase MasteringMicrobiology access along with their textbook, however it is not required. It has excellent resources and practice assignments that many students find helpful (and they are rather fun).
Any biology course. Recommended: Any chemistry course.
Course Outline
Unit 1: A Brief History of Microbiology
Unit 2: Cell Structure and Function
Unit 3: Microscopy, Staining, and Classification
Unit 4: Microbial Metabolism
Unit 5: Microbial Nutrition and Growth
Unit 6: Controlling Microbial Growth in the Environment
Unit 7: Controlling Microbial Growth in the Body
Unit 8: Innate Immunity
Unit 9: Adaptive Immunity
Unit 10: Immunization and Immune Testing
Unit 11: Immune Disorders
Unit 12: Pathogenic Gram-Positive Bacteria
Unit 13: Pathogenic Gram-Negative Cocci and Bacilli
Unit 14: Rickettsias, Chlamydias, Spirochetes, and Vibrios
Unit 15: Characterizing and Classifying Viruses, Viroids, and Prions
Unit 16: Pathogenic DNA Viruses
Unit 17: Pathogenic RNA Viruses
Unit 18: Industrial and Environmental Microbiology
Amazon* Library
Mastering Microbiology Access is recommended but not required. You may purchase just the book or the book with Mastering Microbiology.
Microbiology with Disease by Taxonomy. 5th edition
by: Robert W. Bauman
ISBN: 9780134019192
2016 Pearson
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