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Micro > Curricular Linkages
CoRE # B9

Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Topics:

Bacteria
structure (eg, cell walls, composition, appendages, virulence factors, extracellular
products, toxins, mechanism of action of toxins)
processes, replication, and genetics (eg, metabolism, growth, and regulation)
oncogenesis
antibacterial agents (eg, mechanisms of action on organism, toxicity to humans,
and mechanisms of resistance)

Parasites
structure (eg, appendages, macroscopic features, and virulence factors)
processes, replication, and genetics (eg, life cycles, metabolism, and growth)
antiparasitic agents (eg, mechanisms of action on parasite, toxicity to humans, and
mechanisms of resistance)

infectious disorders:
bacterial: pseudomembranous colitis (Clostridium difficile); enteritis/enteric
infections (includes gastroenteritis) (eg, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli,
Listeria monocytogenes, Yersinia enterocolitica, Campylobacter species, Vibrio
cholerae, Salmonella species, Shigella species, traveler's/infectious diarrhea);
hepatic abscess, subhepatic abscess, subphrenic abscess; peritonitis, primary and
secondary; Whipple disease
 
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