Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 202 - Microbiology and Immunology

15 Points

Semester 1


An introduction to the nature and roles of bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites as the causative agents of human diseases.

Microbiology topics include: introduction to bacteriology, virology, mycology and parasitology; microbial pathogenesis; virulence mechanisms; epidemiology of infectious diseases; nosocomial infections and mechanisms of antibiotics.

Immunology topics include innate and adaptive immune responses; autoimmunity and allergy and immune deficiencies.


Additional course information


Prerequisite: BIOSCI 107, MEDSCI 142
Restriction: OPTOM 241, PHARMACY 203

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