Mycology is the study of fungi and human fungal infections. MT 429 is a comprehensive study of the classification, etiology, pathogenicity, diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections. Emphasizes techniques and methods used to isolate and identify fungal pathogens. The laboratory consists of microscopic and biochemical procedures to identify molds and yeasts from clinical specimens. Registration in MT 429 is limited to accepted majors of MT only.
The Euclidean algorithm and unique factorization; arithmetical functions; congruences, reduced residue systems; primitive roots; certain diophantine equations.