Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (to qualify as a biomedical laboratory worker) (Verona)

Biological Sciences - METODI E TECNICHE DI MICROBIOLOGIA

Course code
4S000331
Name of lecturer
Maria Carla Tafi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/46 - BIOTECHNOLOGY AND METHODS IN LABORATORY MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
lez 1 anno 2 semestre TLB dal Mar 1, 2016 al Apr 29, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

lez 1 anno 2 semestre TLB

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide basic knowledge on safety standards to be adopted in the microbiology laboratory and to pass the knowledge on the main laboratory methods to recognize, isolation, identification, cultivation and determination of microbial growth.

Syllabus

The approach to security in the microbiology lab (containment levels with related facilities and activities). Bio-booths.

Principles and techniques of sterilization by dry heat and moist, sterilization by filtration, radiation sterilization, gas sterilization.
Microscopic examination of bacteria: preparation of slides, staining for bacteria, fungi, protozoa, direct observation or fresh.Cultivation of bacteria: culture media: basic, enriched, selective, differential, enrichment, transport, for susceptibility testing, for fungi.
. Principles for identification of bacteria: identification based on the task biochemistry, identification based on serological techniques and immunological, microbial counting methods, methods for determining the sensitivity to antimicrobial agents: methods for dilution and for dissemination.

Culture and virus scanning: cultivation methods, highlighting of infected cells, quantitative assessment. Virus reactions to physical and chemical agents.

Assessment methods and criteria

Tests multiple choice and open questions.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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