Microbiology 2

Course Information
TitleΜΙΚΡΟΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ 2 / Microbiology 2
CodeΙΑ0298
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolMedicine
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAnna Papa-Konidari
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID200000296

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

Registered students: 361
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course634

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600150409
SectionInstructors
1. Α' ΕΡΓ. ΜΙΚΡΟΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ
2. Β' ΕΡΓ. ΜΙΚΡΟΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΙΑ0241 English Language 1 (1/2)
  • ΙΑ0242 English Language 2 (2/2)
  • ΙΑ0306 English Medical Terminology 1
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will: have understood the existence and pathogenic action of the most important viruses, fungi (invasive and superficial) and parasites that cause infections in humans, their laboratory diagnosis and how to treat and prevent them.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
1 ) General properties of viruses and the virus particle , Taxonomy of Viruses , Virus culture, Replication of viruses in living cells, Effect of physical and chemical agents on viruses , antibiotics and chemotherapeutics- effects on viruses, immunity to viral infections , laboratory diagnosis of viral infections , Picorna viruses, Reoviridae, viruses Toga-Flavi-Arena-Benya-Filo, Myxoviruses , Paramyxoviruses , Corona viruses, baculoviruses , retroviruses, hepatitis virus , parvovirus , Adenoviruses , Herpesviruses , poxviruses , Tumour causing viruses, bacteriophages , Prions, spongiform encephalopathies. 2) Protozoa , multicellular parasites, arthropods Sporozoa ( Plasmodium , Toxoplasma , Cryptosporidium ), flagellates and ciliates -bowel and vagina, flagellated blood and tissue nematodes, intestinal tissue nematode, cestodes , trematodes . 3 ) Introduction to fungi, taxonomic and morphological classification , mode of reproduction and infecting the human body. Candida, Aspergillus, Cryptococcus , opportunistic fungal infections. Pathogenic fungi.General characteristics of dermatomycosis. Laboratory diagnosis and antifungal treatment, in particular of symptomatic and deep mycoses.
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
Description
All lessons are done by the use of an electronic presentation format (PowerPoint).
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Laboratory Work
Tutorial
Total
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. «Ιατρική Μικροβιολογία», των Murray PR., Rosenthal KS., Pfaller MA., μεταφρασμένο, 6η έκδοση 2009, εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου Α.Ε 2. Ι.Κ. Παπαπαναγιώτου, Β. Κυριαζοπούλου-Δαλαΐνα, Ιατρική Μικροβιολογία & Ιολογία, University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη 2004.
Last Update
02-07-2020