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Micro > Curricular Linkages
CoRE # C5

Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Topics:

Viruses
structure (eg, physical and chemical properties, virulence factors)
processes, replication, and genetics (eg, life cycles, location of virus in latent
infection)
antiviral agents (eg, mechanisms of action on virus, toxicity to humans, and
mechanisms of resistance)

Fungi
structure (eg, cell wall, composition, appendages, virulence factors, extracellular
products, toxins, mechanisms of action of toxins)
antifungal agents (eg, mechanisms of action on fungus, toxicity to humans, and
mechanisms of resistance)

viral: herpes simplex type 1 & type 2, herpes zoster, Ramsay‐Hunt syndrome;
molluscum contagiosum; hand‐foot‐and‐mouth disease; herpangina; parvovirus;
chickenpox, erythema infectiosum (fifth disease), rubella, measles, roseola
(exanthema subitum); verrucae vulgaris

viral: infectious esophagitis (eg, CMV, herpes); hepatitis A, B, C, D, E; coxsackievirus
enteritis/colitis; Echovirus enteritis/colitis; rotavirus enteritis; mumps;
gingivostomatitis, herpetic

fungal: thrush
 
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