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Courses - Spring 2022
MIEH
Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health
MIEH773
Foodborne, Waterborne and Airborne Infectious Diseases
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Corequisite: MIEH600; or permission of instructor.
In-depth study of foodborne, waterborne and airborne diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites. Topics will include sources and detection of causative agents; their transmission to humans via food, water, air and other environmental media; and methods of disease prevention, including food safety approaches and drinking water treatment. Classes include lectures, discussions, field-trips and hands-on field sampling and laboratory activities.