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Microbiology

Medical Microbiology is the detection and culture of bacteria and fungi that cause human disease. Microbiologists provide information about the susceptibility of these agents to antibiotics used during treatment of infections. Microbiologists use microscopy to examine samples for human parasites in a variety of clinical samples such as faeces and blood.

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