U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Microbiology for the Veterinary Specialist - Bacteria, Pathogenicity, Anaerobic, Antibacterial Agents, Sterilization, Foodborne Illness, Food Spoilage, Mold
Why are we interested in microbiology? Microorganisms are one of the major causes of food spoilage and food deterioration in the Armed Forces. Millions of dollars' worth of subsistence is lost due to microbial spoilage each year. Additionally, many man-hours are lost due to outbreaks of foodborne illness.