Biology 103: Microbiology

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Our Microbiology course is a quick and affordable way to earn transferable college credits in biology. With our engaging and fun video format, our expert instructors make even the most challenging topics easy to understand and enjoyable to learn.
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Biology 103: Microbiology
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Chapter Exams
Ch. 1:  Biology Review
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Ch. 2:  Microbiology Basics
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Ch. 3:  Bacterial Biology
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Ch. 4:  Microbiology Laboratory Techniques
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Ch. 5:  Microorganisms and the Environment
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Ch. 6:  The Disease Process
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Ch. 7:  Protozoan Diseases
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Ch. 8:  Introduction to Viruses
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Ch. 9:  DNA Viruses
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Ch. 10:  RNA Viruses
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Ch. 11:  Fungal Infections
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Ch. 12:  Foodborne Illnesses and Bacterial Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract
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Ch. 13:  Sexually Transmitted Bacterial Diseases
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Ch. 14:  Blood-borne Bacterial Diseases
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Ch. 15:  Bacterial Diseases of the Respiratory Tract
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Ch. 16:  Bacterial Skin and Wound Infections
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Ch. 17:  Immunology And the Body's Defenses Against Pathogens
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Ch. 18:  Antimicrobial Drugs
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Ch. 19:  Food and Industrial Microbiology
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Ch. 20:  Sterilization and Antiseptic Techniques
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