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MLT2221 – Clinical Microbiology pdf

Credits: 3 (0/3/0)
Description: This course provides a clinical experience at an affiliate hospital that covers bacterial identification methods with laboratory personnel supervision. The course also covers Immunological and serological testing of body fluids.
Prerequisites: CHEM1104 AND ZOO1122 AND ZOO1123 AND ZOO1126 AND BIOL2268 AND BIOL2267
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Evaluate the importance of proper patient specimen identification, collection, transport and storage for microbiology specimens.
  2. Demonstrate laboratory safety and use of Standard Precautions.
  3. Evaluate quality assurance and quality control as they pertain to microbiology.
  4. Identify patient specimens as acceptable or unacceptable for microbiology analysis.
  5. Justify reasons for specimen rejection.
  6. Identify bacteria using appropriate microbiology testing procedures.
  7. Correlate bacterial identification to disease or indigenous flora.
  8. Correlate bacterial identification to body organ/system affected.
  9. Evaluate patient test results as acceptable or unacceptable to report.
  10. Interpret antibiotic sensitivity tests.
  11. Demonstrate proper processing of material for fungus culture and potassium hydroxide preparations.
  12. Identify fungi and yeast isolates.
  13. Demonstrate proper processing of stool for ova and cyst examination.
  14. Identify ova and cyst parasites.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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