Mar 18, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

MLT 203 - Medical Microbiology Theory and Lab


Course Description: This course provides the student with a foundation in medical microbiology. Microscopic organisms, including bacteria, protozoa, fungi, and parasites are discussed, with an emphasis on the role these organisms play in health and disease. Aseptic laboratory techniques, varied cultivation methods, and standard diagnostic procedures are included.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of MLT 153 (MLT 204) with a C or better
Note(s): Open to Medical Laboratory Technology Degree students only.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Differentiate between the different microbial diseases, including the properties and mechanisms of pathogenicity.
  • Compare and contrast the various treatments for microbial infections.
  • Perform microbiological laboratory procedures according to appropriate safety standards.
  • Choose the proper media for and correctly process bacteriologic specimens.
  • Identify unknown organisms using techniques presented in laboratory exercises.

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