Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Tubercolosis: epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, therapy and surveillaince  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
DF-0023
Name of lecturer
Michela Conti
Coordinator
Michela Conti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/17 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Corsi elettivi 1° semestre dal Oct 12, 2015 al Dec 18, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Corsi elettivi 1° semestre

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Learning outcomes

The aims of this course are to learn main characteristics about tuberculosis:
a) worldwide, national, local prevalence and incidence
b) pathogenesis and clinical features of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis
c) diagnostic techniques (serology, microbiology, radiology…)
d) antitubercular agents (first-line, second-line, third-line drugs), dosage, side effects, resistant-strains therapy (MDR, XDR), DOT
e) surveillance and prevention

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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