Clinical Microbiology

Course Information
TitleΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΜΙΚΡΟΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Clinical Microbiology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorTimoleon-Achilleas Vyzantiadis
Course ID200000290

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2014-2019)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses842

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
1. Α΄ΜΙΚΡΟΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΟ ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟAnna Papa-Konidari, Lemonia Skoura, Timoleon-Achilleas Vyzantiadis
2. Β΄ΜΙΚΡΟΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΟ ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟMaria Exindari, Georgia Gkioula, Angeliki Melidou
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΙΑ0241 English Language 1 (1/2)
  • ΙΑ0242 English Language 2 (2/2)
  • ΙΑ0297 Microbiology I
  • ΙΑ0298 Microbiology 2
  • ΙΑ0306 English Medical Terminology 1
  • ΙΑ0311 English Medical Terminology 2
Learning Outcomes
1. Understanding bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites that cause human infections per system, the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of these infections. 2. Familiarizing with literature search, writing comprehensive reviews, using electronic means for essay writing and their presentation in public.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Microbiology in clinical practice - laboratory abnormalities to infections - Introduction to clinical immunology - Fever of unknown origin - Gastrointestinal Infections - Urinary Tract Infections - Infections CNS - Respiratory Infections - Infections of genital system - Immune System and AIDS - Congenital viral infections, schizomykites and parasites - Laboratory investigation of viral hepatitis - Systemic fungal infections.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Use of internet by the stidents for bibliografic research. Use of the proper programmes by the stidents to write and present their work. Electronic communication for continuous contact among students and teachers.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment261
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Evaluation by the teachers according to the subject and total work quality as well as to the way and fluency of presentation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. P. Murray, K. Rosenthal, M. Pfaller: Ιατρική Μικροβιολογία 2. Ι. Παπαπαναγιώτου, Β. Κυριαζοπούλου-Δαλαϊνα: Ιατρική Μικροβιολογία & Ιολογία
Additional bibliography for study
Ιατρικά συγγράμματα και έντυπα, καθώς και κάθε πηγή προσβάσιμη στις βιβλιοθήκες του ΑΠΘ και στο διαδίκτυο.
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