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SCH2235 Applied Microbiology
Credit Points: 15
SCH1134 Human Structure and Function
SCH1143 Systems Physiology
The major concepts of microbiology are studied with emphasis upon the relationships between humans and microorganisms. The unit covers topics including: the history of microbiology; the morphology of microorganisms; the nature and structure of viruses; the metabolism of microorganisms; microbial nomenclature; sterilisation and disinfection; antimicrobial drugs; hypersensitivity reactions; microbial diseases; food and water microbiology; biotechnology.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
G89Bachelor of Environmental Health
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
K05Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)
E69Bachelor of Science (Human Biology)
SMBIOMBiomedical Science 10 Unit Supporting Major
SMCBIMBiomedical Science 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIBIOMBiomedical Science Minor
MABIOMBiomedical Science Major
MAHBIOHuman Biology Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006