Introduces basic practices and principles of clinical bacteriology, focusing on pathogenic bacteria encountered in the blood, central nervous system, and genitourinary tract. Applies common algorithms used for identification of clinically significant pathogens. Introduces principles and procedures of molecular diagnostic techniques and its applicability to the clinical laboratory. Acceptance into the second year of the MLT Program required. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 41283

From the Instructor:

The didactic portion of this course is online. Some campus visits are required for scheduled laboratory exercises.

This course will be using Desire2Learn, our Learning Management Software at PCC that is used to deliver online courses.

To login to your course, please go to: and click on the Desire2Learn login link on the left of your MyPCC homepage. The first day for accessing your course in D2L will be September 22, 2014.

The last day to late-add a course is Thursday, September 30.

Beginning Summer 2012, students will be required to pay in full or complete college-approved financial arrangements two (2) Mondays PRIOR to the start of the term. Students who do not meet the new payment requirement are subject to being deleted from their course registrations. Students who register after the payment deadline need to pay in full or complete college-approved financial arrangements within the same day.

Fall deadline for payment due date: Monday, September, 2014

College-approved financial arrangements include:

Offered, accepted, and authorized Financial Aid

Certified Chapter 33 VA Benefits

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Course Specific Requirements:

Course Prerequisites:

2.0 or higher GPA in Spring term of the first year of the MLT Program or departmental permission to continue on academic probation.

Successful completion of MLT 113 Introduction to Medical Microbiology.

Required Text(s):

*Textbook of Diagnostic microbiology, Fourth Edition, by Connie R. Mahon, Donald C. Lehman and George Manuselis, 2011, Sanders Elsevier, Maryland Heights, Missouri,

Course Resources:

*Textbook of Diagnostic microbiology, Fourth Edition, by Connie R. Mahon, Donald C. Lehman and George Manuselis.

Technology Requirements:

* PC running Windows Vista or later (or a Macintosh running 10.6 or later)

* A DSL, cable, or high speed wireless connection to the Internet

* A browser equipped with required plug-ins: Flash, Java etc.

* Sound card, speakers or earphones (for video recorded demonstrations)

Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
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  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
WEB » 41283 - 22-Sep-2014 thru 12-Dec-2014
Instructor: Steve W Marshall
Tuition: credit Fees: $32.00
For information, contact Cascade
and - 22-Sep-2014 thru 12-Dec-2014
Instructor: Steve W Marshall
For information, contact Cascade

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