4879-20 Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 2: Methods and Identification
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Description: Part 2 of the two-part anaerobic bacteriology series will explore the identification of anaerobes. This will include advanced identification methods as well as susceptibility testing.

Suggested Prerequisite: Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 1: Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteriology (4878-20)

Start date: Upon registration

Completion: Up to 52 weeks

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify anaerobic bacteria using the group, practical and advanced identification methods
  • Identify the common pitfalls or problems involved in anaerobic identifications
  • Describe identification systems and new technologies in the identification of anaerobes
  • Describe various C. difficile toxin methods
  • Describe various antimicrobial susceptibility methods
  • Identify susceptibility patterns of anaerobes


Instructor: Bharat Gandhi, M(ASCP), S(CCM), MLT(CMLTO), HBSc

Course Revision: Helen Smith

Original Author: Jennine Kafka

Version Date: June 2020


PEP hours: 20

CPS credits: 0.8

*Note: PEP hours and/or CPS credits will only be awarded upon successful completion of course requirements.

See attached Course Guide for more information.


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