Course: Microbiology,Epidemiology,Hygiene

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Course title Microbiology,Epidemiology,Hygiene
Course code KAZ/MIEHF
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Fránová Daniela, MUDr.
  • Fránová Daniela, MUDr.
Course content
Explanation of notions such as microbiology, immunology, epidemiology and hygiene. Importance of these disciplines for diagnostics and prevention. Necessity of cooperation with specialties of clinical medicine. Environment, ecology. Definition of the discipline. Basic knowledge on morphology, the chemical composition, physiology. Reproduction in laboratory conditions (culture medium, tissular cultures, chicken embryos, test animals). Microbiota in a healthy human. Pathogenicity of microbes. The effect of antibiotics and chemotherapeutical effect, resistence of microorganisms. Immunology. Notion of infection and immunity. Brief characteristics of the field of medical immunology. Notions like immunity and sensitivity. Principle of immunity mechanisms. Specific and non-specific ones.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
  • Contact hours - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 8 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 14 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students will be able to describe particular species of microorganisms and clarify their pathogenic factors. They will enumerate basic components of immunity system and understand their function.
teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
assessment methods
Oral exam
Written exam
Recommended literature
  • Přecechtěl. Lékařská mikrobiologie. Brno, 1988.

Study plans that include the course
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