Pathogens, "Pests", and People: The Evolution of Resistance

Problems/Case Studies

"Dr. Collins and the Case of the Mysterious Infection". Paula P. Lemons and Sarah Huber, Duke University. State University of New York at Buffalo’s National Center for Case Study Teaching
In this case, Dr. Collins must diagnose and prescribe treatment for a young patient with a serious infection. Students receive pieces of the case in a progressive disclosure format and answer questions about bacterial infection, antibiotics, and antibiotic resistance.
This case is appropriate for high school general biology classes, and undergraduate microbiology and public health courses.