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School of Medicine
NURSING
Course unit
GENERAL PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY
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
NURSING
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

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GIANFRANCO CONATI
Other lecturers IGNAZIO CASTAGLIUOLO MED/07

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
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 60 90.0 No turn

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

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
49 Commissione d'esame a.a. 19/20 sede di Feltre 01/10/2019 30/04/2021 CONATI GIANFRANCO (Presidente)
CASTAGLIUOLO IGNAZIO (Membro Effettivo)
47 Commissione d’esame AA 18/19 sede di Feltre 01/10/2018 30/04/2020 DE VILLA SIMONE (Presidente)
CASTAGLIUOLO IGNAZIO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
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)