Pathology Of Infectious Disease

Course Number: 
PAO550
Type: 
Graduate Education
Quarter Hours: 
2 Quarter Hours
Course Description: 
Through a series of lecture and multi-headed microscope sessions the student is provided with a broad overview of the essential issues in infectious disease pathology. The course starts with introductory sessions on disease pathogenesis and host response adaptations which is followed by a systemic approach to infectious disease pathology. Each major organ system is reviewed starting with histology of the organ system followed by emphasis on morphology of infectious diseases in that organ and laboratory diagnosis.