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Presents the basic principles of microbiology nature and cause of disease, and the pathogenicity associated with specific diseases. It will present a historical overview of microbiology as related to advances in medicine. The specific kinds of microorganisms: virus, rickettsiae, bacteria, fungus and protozoa are described. Metabolism, reproduction growth and control microorganisms, infectious diseases, etiology and transmission are covered. The pathology portion of this course will focus upon the functions of the human body systems and their relationship to diseases. Note: This course was previously listed as MOR 224.