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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MLT 250LB - Clinical Microbiology Lab

2.00 Credits, 6.00 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 6 lab periods

Application and practice of techniques in the identification and control of bacteria. Includes structure, categories and classification of bacteria, ecology and spread of bacteria, pathogenesis of bacterial infections, clinical bacteriology methodology, various organisms, clinically significant anaerobic bacteria, antimicrobial testing, mycobacteria, viruses and other microorganisms, and local disease processes.

Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN  , and MAT 151   or assessment into MAT 189  .
Corequisite(s): MLT 250  .
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Employ basic techniques used in bacteriology including proper operation of the compound microscope, aseptic handling of bacteriology specimens, preparation and staining bacteriological smears, selection of proper media, and performing susceptibility procedures.
  2. Improve critical thinking and organizational skills by attending class, completing assignments, and participating in problem solving discussions.

Effective Term:
Fall 2023