This block addresses molecular biology, pharmacologic and medicinal chemistry principles in identification and treatment of infectious diseases. The major drug classes and agents used clinically for the treatment of infectious organisms are introduced together with pertinent chemical properties/structure-activity relationship, and the pharmacology including: mechanism of action, drug action, adverse effects, key differentiation factors between individual agents, contraindications, and clinically significant drug-drug and drug-disease interactions. 2.5 credits.
Phrm Sci: Infectious Diseases
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