This class provides an overview of the clinically important microorganisms and their roles in infectious diseases.  The objectives of the course are to discuss mechanism of microbial pathogenicity important in disease production, provide knowledge of the common organisms associated with specific infectious diseases as foundation for system (organ)-based approach to diagnosis, describe the interactions between the clinician and the clinical laboratory that are important for diagnosing infectious diseases.

When: March 26, 2018 - June 6, 2018

This course meets for lecture and lab sessions each morning.