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CoRE # E1

Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Topics:

Microbial identification and classification, including principles, microorganism
identification, and non‐immunologic laboratory diagnosis

structure (eg, appendages, macroscopic features, and virulence factors)
processes, replication, and genetics (eg, life cycles, metabolism, and growth)
antiparasitic agents (eg, mechanisms of action on parasite, toxicity to humans, and
mechanisms of resistance)

parasitic: malaria (Plasmodium spp); babesiosis (Babesia species)

bacterial: brucellosis (Brucella spp); leptospirosis (Leptospira interrogans); Lyme disease
(Borrelia burgdorferi); melioidosis (Burkholderia pseudomallei); miliary (disseminated)
tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis); tularemia (Francisella tularensis); toxic
shock syndrome; Q fever (Coxiella burnetii ); anaplasmosis and ehrlichiosis (Anaplasma
and Ehrlichia species); rickettsiosis (Rocky Mountain spotted fever [Rickettsia rickettsii])
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