Select Pathogens

Select Pathogens
Current literature in special pathogens.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMMBio 221 or equivalent.
 TaughtFall odd years
 ProgramsContaining MMBIO 518
Course Outcomes

Biosafety awareness

Understand the procedures, practices, and facilities required for biosafety levels 1-4.


Understand the basic parameters of bioterrorism and the current threats

CDC classification

Understand the current CDC classification of select agents.

Select agent biology

Understand the basic biological characteristics of each select agent, their virulence mechanisms, and their interaction with various hosts.


Understand how select agents have been used and could be used as bioweapons.

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