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MCRM 1310 Dental Microbiology & Immunology ()


Credits: 4

Course Description:

This course will present a substantial core of information essential for understanding the functioning of the human immune system and an acquaintance with the many microbial diseases encountered by dental professionals. The course will include an overview of the immune system, general microbiology, the molecular genetics of oral microbes, the pathogenesis of human microbial diseases, the appropriate use of antibiotics and antiviral agents, and current utilization of diagnostic microbiology and various laboratory methods.

Prerequisites: Limited to students in the Dental Linker Program.

Lectures. Letter-graded.