Taught in Spanish. This course delves into the study of microorganisms including bacteriology, virology, mycology, and immunology. It studies the host-parasite relationship as a fundamental element in the understanding of pathological processes related to work in the field. Its main objectives are to provide the student with a basicv understanding of:
- Morphology and physiology of prokaryotic microorganisms,
- Mycology and virology,
- Animal immune response, and
- Pathogenic microorganisms and the pathogen–host relationship.
This course is taught in Spanish at Pontificia Universidad Católica and may not be offered every semester.
Prereq: Fundamental organic chemistry.
Registration restriction: SU students may not earn credit for both this course and BIO 409, General Microbiology.