Course: Clinical Microbiology

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Course title Clinical Microbiology
Course code KBBV/C644
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Vydržalová Markéta, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Sepsis and septic shock. Skin and soft tissue infections. Bone and joint infections. Infection of CNS. Respiratory tract infections. Pneumonia. Gastrointestinal infections. Hepato-biliary infastions. Urinary tract infections. Sexually transmitted infections.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
Students become acquainted with selected agents of infectious diseases (bacterial, viral, fungal). The interpretation includes a description of virulence factors of microorganisms, pathogenesis, clinical manifestation, treatment and preventive measures, including immunoprophylaxis and epidemiology. Special emphasis is placed on laboratory diagnostics.
Students are going to acquire knowledge of causative agents. They are able to reccomend best ways of collection, transport and treatment of clinical specimens and consult results with doctor.
Prerequisites
not specified

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination

Final exam consists of a written test and oral examination. Before oral exam the students complete the written test with 10 questions. It is necessary to write the test at 60 %. It means that they have to achieve 12 points out of 20. Then the knowledge is verified during the oral examination.
Recommended literature
  • Beran J. Očkování. Praha, 2006. ISBN 80-7262-361-3.
  • Votava, M. Lékařská mikrobiologie obecná. NEPTUN, Brno 2001, 231 s.
  • Votava M. Lékařská mikrobiologie speciální. Neptun, Brno, 2003.
  • Votava, Miroslav. Lékařská mikrobiologie vyšetřovací metody. Brno: Neptun, 2010. ISBN 978-80-86850-04-7.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Chemical Technology Analysis of Biological Materials (2013) Special and interdisciplinary fields 1 Winter
Faculty of Chemical Technology Bioanalyst (2013) Chemistry courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Chemical Technology Bioanalyst (2016) Chemistry courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Chemical Technology Analysis of Biological Materials (2015) Special and interdisciplinary fields 1 Winter
Faculty of Chemical Technology Analysis of Biological Materials (2016) Special and interdisciplinary fields 1 Winter
Faculty of Chemical Technology Bioanalyst (2015) Chemistry courses 1 Winter