Microbiology & Immunology

Microbiology Module (125 items)

Systems

General Principles of Foundational Science (70%–75%)

   Biology of tissue response to disease

   Pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic processes

   Microbial identification and classification

   Bacterial biology

   Antibacterial agents

   Viral biology

   Antiviral agents

   Fungal biology

   Antifungal agents

   Parasitic biology

   Antiparasitic agents

   Prions

Immune System (1%–5%)

Blood & Lymphoreticular System (1%–5%)

Nervous System & Special Senses (1%–5%)

Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue (1%–5%)

Musculoskeletal System (1%–5%)

Cardiovascular System (1%–5%)

Respiratory System (1%–5%)

Gastrointestinal System (1%–5%)

Renal & Urinary System (1%–5%)

Pregnancy, Childbirth, & the Puerperium (1%–5%)

Female Reproductive & Breast (1%–5%)

Male Reproductive (1%–5%)

Multisystem Processes & Disorders (1%–5%)

 

Immunology Module (25 items)

Systems

Immune System (75%–80%)

   Development of cells of the adaptive immune response

   Structure, production, and function

   Cellular basis of the immune response and immunologic mediators

   Basis of immunologic diagnostics

   Disorders associated with immunodeficiency

   Immunologically mediated disorders

   Adverse effects of drugs on the immune system

Blood & Lymphoreticular System (5%–10%)

Nervous System & Special Senses (1%–5%)

Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue (1%–5%)

Respiratory System (1%–5%)

Pregnancy, Childbirth, & the Puerperium (1%–5%)

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