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Course unit
MEP4063586, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ME1844, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2019/20
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Degree course track GENERICO - SEDE di FELTRE (BL) [999FE]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination GENERAL PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY
Department of reference Department of Medicine
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Branch FELTRE (BL)
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in NURSING

Teacher in charge Teacher in charge not defined yet.

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses MED/04 General Pathology 4.0
Basic courses MED/07 Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology 2.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 60 90.0 No turn

Start of activities 10/02/2020
End of activities 30/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2014 course timetable

Course unit contents: 1. General microbiology
Structure of procariotic cells. Bacterial accessory structures (capsule, pili, flagella). Bacterial spore. Bacterial metabolim.
Bacterial staining and microscopic observation. Bacterial culture.
General properties of viruses: classification, structure, replication and modality of diffusion.
General properties of fungi and protozoa.
Body districts colonized by microbes and sterile districts. Normal microbial flora and effects on host physiology. Disbiosys.
Mechanisms of microbial pathogenicity.
Antimicrobial drugs. Antibiogramma. Antibiotic resistance: significance, mechanisms and modality of diffusion.
2. Clinical microbiology
Modality of diffusion of mostm relevant pathogens.
General aspects of microbiological diagnosis. Techniques of sample collection, storage and transport to the laboratory.
General aspects and pathogenetic mechanisms of most relevant human pathogens causing sepsis, respiratory tract infections, urinary trat infections, gastrointestinal infections, central nervous system infections. Nosocomial infections. Infections by opportunistic pathogens.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)