Course: Microbiology 2

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Course title Microbiology 2
Course code KAZ/MIL2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Fajfrlík Karel, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Fajfrlík Karel, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures: 1. Infection of respiratory system - upper respiratory system. 2. Infection of respiratory system - lower respiratory system.Tuberculosis. 3. Infection of gastrointestinal tract. 4. Anthropopathogenic and zoopathogenic salmonellae. 5. Virus hepatitis. 6. Infection of uropoetic system. 7. Infection of genital systems. 8. Sexually transmitted infection. 9. Bioterrorism Infection of nervous system. 10. Diseases transmitted by insects and arthropods. Erysipelas. 11. Nosocomial infections. 12. Rare and new infections. 13. The issue of bioterrorism. Seminars: -Principles of evidence of incoming biological material. Principles of disclosure of results with regard to patient´s privacy. Revision of principles of occupational safety and health protection in a microbiology laboratory. -Basic bacteriological soil cultivation technique. Isolation and inoculation of microorganisms. -Soils and survey of grown cultures - Streptococcus, Staphylococcus. -Harvest, processing and identification of bacteria of the genus Neisseria, focusing on N gonorrhoeae and meningitidis. -Soils and determination of grown cultures - Enterobakteriaceae. -Anaerobic cultivation, anaerobic microbes. -Acid-fast microbes - detection. -Basics of diagnostic virology, tissue culture. Serology of viral infections. -Viral hepatitis - significance of markers. -Retroviruses, HIV virus - laboratory diagnostics. -Microbiology of urine. Microbiology of cerebrospinal fluid. -Practical exam. -Credit test

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Practicum
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 20 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
professional knowledge
A course assumes basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, molecular biology, general and physical chemistry, inorganic and organic chemistry and microbiology I.
learning outcomes
A student will master rules of occupational safety and health protection at manipulation with pathogenic microorganisms in a microbiology laboratory. A student will be able to describe different types of microorganisms and explain their pathogenicity factors.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Göpfertová, Dana; Dohnal, Karel,; Janovská, Daniela. Mikrobiologie, imunologie, epidemiologie, hygiena : pro střední a vyšší odborné zdravotnické školy. Vyd. 2. Praha : Triton, 1999. ISBN 80-7254-049-1.
  • Horažďovský, J. a kol. Přenosné choroby. ZSF JU, České Budějovice, 2001.
  • Kramář, R. Lékařská mirkobiologie. ZSF JU, České Budějovice, 2007.
  • Přecechtěl. Lékařská mikrobiologie. Brno, 1988.
  • Votava, M. Lékařská mikrobiologie obecná. Neptun, Brno, 2001.
  • Votava, M. Lékařská mikrobiologie speciální. Brno, Neptun, 2003.
  • Votava, M. Vybrané kapitoly z klinické mikrobiologie. Neptun, Brno, 1998.

Study plans that include the course
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