Pathology and Microbiology

Pathology & Microbiology

Pathology is the study of disease, including its causes, mechanisms, manifestations, and effects on the structure and function of the body. Microbiology is the study of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and parasites, and their interactions with humans, animals, plants, and the environment. It encompasses various sub-disciplines, including medical microbiology (which focuses on microorganisms relevant to human health and disease), environmental microbiology, industrial microbiology, and microbial genetics.