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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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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 3 $1,369 Band 3 $1,369 select program select program


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 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12312 LE01 180 7 5 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 8am - 9am Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
6 Mar - 10 Apr Wednesday 8am - 9am Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
8 Mar - 12 Apr Friday 4pm - 5pm Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
30 Apr - 11 Jun Tuesday 8am - 9am Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
1 May - 12 Jun Wednesday 8am - 9am Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
10 May - 14 Jun Friday 4pm - 5pm Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11570 TU01 44 FULL 15 Mar - 22 Mar Friday 9am - 10am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
12 Apr - 12 Apr Friday 9am - 10am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
10 May - 10 May Friday 9am - 10am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
31 May - 7 Jun Friday 9am - 10am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
11571 TU02 44 FULL 15 Mar - 22 Mar Friday 8am - 9am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
12 Apr - 12 Apr Friday 8am - 9am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
10 May - 10 May Friday 8am - 9am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
31 May - 7 Jun Friday 8am - 9am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
11572 TU03 44 3 15 Mar - 22 Mar Friday 2pm - 3pm Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room
12 Apr - 12 Apr Friday 2pm - 3pm Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room
10 May - 10 May Friday 2pm - 3pm Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room
31 May - 7 Jun Friday 2pm - 3pm Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room
11573 TU04 44 FULL 15 Mar - 22 Mar Friday 3pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room
12 Apr - 12 Apr Friday 3pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room
10 May - 10 May Friday 3pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room
31 May - 7 Jun Friday 3pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room