Educational Programs | M04 526 New Diseases, New Pathogens
This selective will focus on the process by which new etiologic agents of disease have been discovered. Special attention will be paid to the logical process by which a causative role is attributed to a newly discovered pathogen. This selective will also focus on understanding the process of identification and characterization of virulence determinants. Examples will be taken from bacterial, protozoan, viral and fungal pathogens.