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MICRO 2506 - Medical Microbiology and Immunology II

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3.5 hours per week
Restriction: Available to Level II MBBS students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: MBBS Level I
Assumed Knowledge: BIOLOGY 1101 & BIOLOGY 1201
Incompatible: MICRO 3003
Assessment: Tutorials, Mid-Term Test and Exam
Syllabus:

This course is an introduction to basic immunology, virology and microbiology for MBBS Level 2 students. Emphasis is first placed on understanding the fundamentals of these disciplines, with examples relevant to clinical and diagnostic medicine. Topics covered in Immunology include: Innate immunity; specific humoral effector mechanisms; cells and tissues of the immune system; antigen recognition by T cells; cell-mediated immunity, hypersensitivity; human leukocyte antigen (HLA) polymorphism, transplantation; autoimmunity; immunodeficiency. Virology include: virus classification, structure and replication; pathogenesis, epidemiology and control of virus infections; respirator, gastrointestinal and sexually transmitted viruses; virus diagnostic methods. Microbiology include: bacterial structure, classification and growth; mechanisms of gene transfer; diagnostic microbiology; mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis; sterilisation and disinfection; meningitis and encephalitis; antibiotics and resistance; medical mycology and parasitology

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Undergraduate
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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12626 LE01 190 32 1 Mar - 5 Apr Tuesday 8am - 9am Mawson, G19, Mawson Lecture Theatre
2 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 8am - 9am Mawson, G19, Mawson Lecture Theatre
4 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 4pm - 5pm Horace Lamb, 1022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
26 Apr - 7 Jun Tuesday 8am - 9am Mawson, G19, Mawson Lecture Theatre
27 Apr - 8 Jun Wednesday 8am - 9am Mawson, G19, Mawson Lecture Theatre
29 Apr - 10 Jun Friday 4pm - 5pm Horace Lamb, 1022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11851 TU01 46 15 11 Mar - 18 Mar Friday 8am - 9am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
8 Apr - 8 Apr Friday 8am - 9am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
29 Apr - 29 Apr Friday 8am - 9am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
27 May - 3 Jun Friday 8am - 9am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
11852 TU02 46 1 9 Mar - 16 Mar Wednesday 9am - 10am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
6 Apr - 6 Apr Wednesday 9am - 10am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
27 Apr - 27 Apr Wednesday 9am - 10am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
25 May - 1 Jun Wednesday 9am - 10am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
11853 TU03 46 FULL 11 Mar - 18 Mar Friday 2pm - 3pm Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
8 Apr - 8 Apr Friday 2pm - 3pm Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
29 Apr - 29 Apr Friday 2pm - 3pm Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
27 May - 3 Jun Friday 2pm - 3pm Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
11854 TU04 46 10 11 Mar - 18 Mar Friday 3pm - 4pm Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
8 Apr - 8 Apr Friday 3pm - 4pm Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
29 Apr - 29 Apr Friday 3pm - 4pm Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
27 May - 3 Jun Friday 3pm - 4pm Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room