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HLSC 2130U – Public Health Microbiology


The course will introduce students to the basic principles of Public Health Microbiology. Students will learn the modes of transmission of infectious diseases, infection control and prevention, environmental health and food safety. The emphasis will be on investigating the risk factors, pathogens and routes of invasion, and the increasing number of zoonotic/vector related infectious diseases. Students will also examine various environmental and social determinants of health associated with infectious diseases in Canada and globally. Both adaptive, innate immune responses and the role of vaccine preventable diseases will be examined. Infectious diseases surveillance, prevention, control and data management will be investigated.

This course has multiple sections and delivery modes. Please check MyOntarioTech for further details.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): HLSC 1201U  
Credit restriction(s): BIOL 2060U BIOL 2830U MLSC 2130U  

 



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