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BIOL 427 Mechanisms of Infectious Disease

Prerequisite: BIOL 307 or 316 or 331 or permission of the instructor. (Second semester—even years/ 4 credits/3 class and 3 laboratory hours) 

The course will explore the general principles of infectious disease by focusing on host- parasite interactions. Emphasis will be on the pathophysiology and epidemiology of infections. Bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites of medical and veterinary importance will be studied.