260.622.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 4th Term | 3 Credit(s)
TTh 3:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    AM Dannenberg Jr.
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Information not required for this course type

  • Course Description
    Introduces major bacterial and rickettsial infections of man, emphasizing their transmission, pathogenesis, and control. Considers bacterial virulence and host resistance; dysentery, typhoid fever, and cholera; syphilis and gonorrhea; Lyme disease; pneumococcal, staphylo coccal, and streptococcal infections; typhus; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; plague, anthrax, brucellosis, and tularemia; tuberculosis; leprosy; infections with anaerobic bacteria; mycoplasma infections; and Legionnaires' disease.
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

  • Academic Ethics Code

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Exam Format

    Individual oral exam

  • Grading Policy

    Letter grade or Pass/Fail

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