About The Course
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Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for PATHOGENESIS OF BACTERIAL INFECTIONS (260.627.01), a course offered by the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Course Description

Presents the mechanism employed by bacteria to establish and maintain infection in the human host and evolution of host resistance mechanisms. Covers host-parasite relationship, bacterial structure and metabolism, pathogenic mechanisms of bacteria, systemic and mucosal immunity, and gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. Discussions generally cover gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria with specific lectures on pathogens of particular interest, such as mycobacteria, Borrelia, rickettsia, and bacteria associated with sexually transmitted diseases.

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Course Time

Mon Wed Fri   10:30 AM to 11:50 AM

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on a mid-term, final exam, and an optional research paper.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

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